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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of stretch.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. extended or spread over a wide area or distance
- adj. (of muscles) relieved of stiffness by stretching
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The latest of six Toyodas to run the company since it was established in 1937, Akio outlined bold, specific steps to reverse what he described as a stretched expansion that had weakened Toyota's traditional strengths.
“Somebody or something just takes him away, and there’s nothing—” the word stretched into a moan “—nothing we can do.”
The men around me were a horror: walking corpses of skin stretched tight over bone; sunken eyes and cheeks making their faces show too much of the skull beneath.
If the lady is not out of shape then it is only age that made the elbow and other skin stretched out.
For this I was criticized by those who appreciate the combination of firearms, streetwalker fashion, and boob-skin stretched to the absolute limits of elasticity.
This is a remnant of the ancient Forest of Caledon that is reputed to have once stretched from the Beauly Firth to the Argyll coast.
A single steel column in the center of the room stretched from the floor to the ceiling, intersecting the catwalk.
After Messrs. Vizzi and Baker took turns vacuuming our dryer's innards ( "That's a lot of lint," Mr. Baker confided, "almost one of the worst."), Mr. Vizzi inspected and removed the ventilation tube that stretched from the back of the dryer, through a hole in the wall, along the maid's room bathroom ceiling and out the back window.
A member of the same family as minks, skunks and badgers, it was assumed that their numbers would rise fairly quickly, and that they would recolonize a range that once stretched from the southern tip of Baja California to the Canadian border.
The six-month result fell in the lower end of analysts 'forecasts, which stretched from a low of HK$400 million to a high of HK$3 billion due to widely varied estimates for hedge gains.
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