|v. i.||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.|
|2.||To break silence or secrecy for fear of pain or punishment; to speak; to confess.|
|n.||1.||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.|
|Noun||1.||squeak - a short high-pitched noise; "the squeak of of shoes on powdery snow"|
|2.||squeak - something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin|
|Verb||1.||squeak - make a high-pitched, screeching noise; "The door creaked when I opened it slowly"|
|(language)||Squeak - 1. |
["Squeak: A Language for Communicating with Mice", L. Cardelli et al, Comp Graphics 19(3):199-204, July 1985].
2. A Smalltalk implementation and a media authoring tool by members of the original Xerox PARC team which created Smalltalk (Alan Kay, Dan Ingalls, et al). Squeak is an open-source implementation, with a highly portable virtual machine implemented in a subset of Smalltalk (translated into C and compiled by a C compiler of the target platform).