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  • 1 Stretch (ghost) — Stretch is a fictional character from the Casper the Friendly Ghost series of comic books, (although he and The Ghostly Trio, his brothers, were also known as Fatso, Fusso and Lazo in the comics), cartoon shows, and films.GeneralStretch is the… …

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  • 2 stretch — [stretʆ] verb 1. [transitive] FINANCE if something stretches an amount of money or a supply of something, it uses it up so you have hardly enough for your needs: • Our finances are stretched to the limit. 2. [intransitive, transitive] FINAN …

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  • 3 stretch — [ strɛtʃ ] n. m. • 1963; n. déposé , mot angl., de to stretch « allonger, étendre » ♦ Anglic. Techn. Procédé de traitement des tissus les rendant élastiques dans le sens horizontal. ♢ Par ext. Le tissu ainsi traité. Du stretch. Des stretchs. Par… …

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  • 4 Stretch — Stretch, n. 1. Act of stretching, or state of being stretched; reach; effort; struggle; strain; as, a stretch of the limbs; a stretch of the imagination. [1913 Webster] By stretch of arms the distant shore to gain. Dryden. [1913 Webster] Those… …

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  • 5 Stretch — can refer to: *Stretching is a form of exercise or a pre exercise discipline, sometimes called Warming up *Stretch ceiling, a type of ceiling made from polymer. *Stretch ratio in the mechanics of materials *Stretched tuning of certain string… …

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  • 6 Stretch (band) — Stretch was a 1970s British rock band that grew from the collaboration between Elmer Gantry (real name Dave Terry) and Kirby (real name Graham Gregory). Gantry was previously the frontman of Elmer Gantry s Velvet Opera. Kirby was previously a… …

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  • 7 stretch — ► VERB 1) (of something soft or elastic) be made or be able to be made longer or wider without tearing or breaking. 2) pull (something) tightly from one point to another. 3) extend one s body or a part of one s body to its full length. 4) last… …

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  • 8 stretch — [strech] vt. [ME strecchen < OE streccan, akin to Ger strecken < IE * sterg < base * (s)ter , to be stiff, rigid > STARE] 1. to hold out or reach out; extend [to stretch out a helping hand] 2. to cause (the body or limbs) to reach out …

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  • 9 Stretch — Stretch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stretched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stretching}.] [OE. strecchen, AS. streccan; akin to D. strekken, G. strecken, OHG. strecchen, Sw. str[ a]cka, Dan. str[ae]kke; cf. AS. str[ae]ck, strec, strong, violent, G. strack… …

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  • 10 Stretch wrap — or stretch film is a highly stretchable plastic film that is wrapped around items. The elastic recovery keeps the items tightly bound. In contrast, shrink wrap is applied loosely around an item and shrinks tightly with heat.It is frequently used… …

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  • 11 Stretch — 〈[ strɛ̣tʃ] m.; ; unz.〉 elastische Wirkware (BaumwollStretch, NylonStretch) [zu engl. stretch „dehnen“ <aengl. steccan; verwandt mit strecken] * * * Stretch [strɛt̮ʃ], der; [e]s, es [ strɛt̮ʃɪs] [zu engl. to stretch = dehnen]: sehr elastisches …

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  • 12 Stretch — (engl. für „Strecke“, „Zeitraum“ aber auch „Ausdehnung“) steht für: Stretch (Unternehmen), ein US amerikanischer Halbleiterhersteller mit Niederlassungen in Japan und Deutschland Stretch (Band), eine britische Bluesrock Band, 1973 78 Ein… …

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  • 13 Stretch-activated ion channel — Stretch activated or stretch gated ion channels are ion channels which open their pores in response to mechanical deformation of a neuron s plasma membrane. Stretch activated channels were first observed in chick skeletal muscles by Falguni… …

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  • 14 Stretch fabric — is a term that refers to synthetic fabrics which stretch in all four directions. This is in contrast to normal fabrics that will often stretch to a small extent, although only in two directions.Stretch fabrics evolved from the scientific effort… …

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  • 15 Stretch-o-Vision — is a neologism used to describe the practice of video in the 4:3 aspect ratio being stretched to a widescreen aspect ratio such as 16:9 in various ways, causing a distorted picture. Although it can be used to describe this type of stretching in… …

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  • 16 Stretch (film) — Stretch Données clés Titre québécois Stretch Titre original Stretch Réalisation Charles de Meaux Acteurs principaux Nicolas Cazalé Fan Bingbing David Carradine Sortie …

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  • 17 stretch your legs — phrase to go for a walk after you have been sitting for a long time Thesaurus: to walk, or to walk in a particular waysynonym Main entry: stretch * * * stretch your legs informal : to stand up and walk especially after sitting for a long period… …

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  • 18 Stretch Records — was established in 1997 by pianist/composer/producer Chick Corea and music industry veteran Ron Moss.The label claims to promote music with no boundaries though it has mostly released jazz music.Corea is the main artistic director of the label… …

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  • 19 stretch — stretch; stretch·abil·i·ty; stretch·able; stretch·berry; stretch·er; un·stretch; …

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  • 20 Stretch — Stretch, v. i. 1. To be extended; to be drawn out in length or in breadth, or both; to spread; to reach; as, the iron road stretches across the continent; the lake stretches over fifty square miles. [1913 Webster] As far as stretcheth any ground …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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