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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 squeak /ˈskwik/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Squeak v. i. [imp. & p. p. Squeaked p. pr. & vb. n. Squeaking.]
 1. To utter a sharp, shrill cry, usually of short duration; to cry with an acute tone, as an animal; or, to make a sharp, disagreeable noise, as a pipe or quill, a wagon wheel, a door; to creak.
    Who can endure to hear one of the rough old Romans squeaking through the mouth of an eunuch?   --Addison.
    Zoilus calls the companions of Ulysses the =\“squeaking pigs” of Homer.\=   --Pope.
 2. To break silence or secrecy for fear of pain or punishment; to speak; to confess. [Colloq.]
 Syn: -- squeal.
    If he be obstinate, put a civil question to him upon the rack, and he squeaks, I warrant him.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Squeak, n. A sharp, shrill, disagreeable sound suddenly uttered, either of the human voice or of any animal or instrument, such as is made by carriage wheels when dry, by the soles of leather shoes, or by a pipe or reed.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a short high-pitched noise; "the squeak of of shoes on
           powdery snow"
      2: something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin [syn: close
         call, close shave, squeaker, narrow escape]
      v : make a high-pitched, screeching noise; "The door creaked
          when I opened it slowly" [syn: screech, creak, screak,