move one's finger and thumb apart or bring them together on (a touchscreen) in order to zoom into or out of an image, activate a function, etc.
to explore in more detail just pinch the screen
you can pinch on the screen and all the open apps will appear
live in a frugal way
if I scraped and pinched a bit, I might manage
sail (a boat) so close to the wind that the sails begin to lose power.
a critical point in the game.