Definitions

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  • adjective extended or stretched out
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of outstretch.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective fully extended especially in length

Etymologies

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Examples

  • With a quick catch and lift, he passed Michael up and into unseen hands outstretched from the iron wall of the ship, and paddled ahead to an open cargo port.

    CHAPTER 2

  • For example, five in Russian is piat, and the word for outstretched hand is piast.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • For example, five in Russian is piat, and the word for outstretched hand is piast.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • For example, five in Russian is piat, and the word for outstretched hand is piast.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • You can buy a Japanese rescue-mecha: it's 10m wide with its arms fully outstretched, is powered by an onboard water-cooled three cylinder direct injection diesel engine, has a maximum speed of 3Km/h, and carries seven 680,000-pixel CCD cameras with a separate monitor for each camera.

    Boing Boing: January 11, 2004 - January 17, 2004 Archives

  • With a quick catch and lift, he passed Michael up and into unseen hands outstretched from the iron wall of the ship, and paddled ahead to an open cargo port.

    Chapter 2

  • The tread of Mr. Mullen was heard softly on the staircase, and he entered with his hand outstretched from the starched cuff that showed beneath the sleeve of his black broadcloth coat.

    The Miller of Old Church

  • The only obvious religious imagery in the film is the Christ-like pose of a man falling backwards with his arms outstretched, which is thanks to physiology as much as to religious symbolism.

    Matthew Yglesias » Conservatives’ Bizarre Readings of Gran Torino

  • The only obvious religious imagery in the film is the Christ-like pose of a man falling backwards with his arms outstretched, which is thanks to physiology as much as to religious symbolism.

    Matthew Yglesias » Conservatives’ Bizarre Readings of Gran Torino

  • As they gave the answer, they recalled their outstretched hands; and where their figures had been, there the Bells were.

    The Chimes

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