with a fire hose.
A tiny width of liquid applies an enormous amount of pressure on the break pads to stop a car. This is because break fluid dose not compress and will transfer the force from the brake peddle to the disk.
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.