from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • a. & n. from stretch, v.
  • (Masonry) a course or series of stretchers. See Stretcher, 2.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A form of physical exercise in which a specific skeletal muscle (or muscle group) is deliberately elongated to its fullest length in order to improve the muscle's felt elasticity and reaffirm comfortable muscle tone.
  • verb Present participle of stretch.

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

  • noun exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
  • noun act of expanding by lengthening or widening


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