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Farstretched
Farstretched Far"*stretched`, a. Streatched beyond ordinary limits.
Nerve stretching
Nerve fiber (Anat.), one of the fibers of which nerves are made up. These fibers are either medullated or nonmedullated. in both kinds the essential part is the translucent threadlike axis cylinder which is continuous the whole length of the fiber. Nerve stretching (Med.), the operation of stretching a nerve in order to remedy diseases such as tetanus, which are supposed to be influenced by the condition of the nerve or its connections.
Outstretch
Outstretch Out*stretch", v. t. To stretch out. --Milton.
Stretcher
Stretcher Stretch"er, n. 1. One who, or that which, stretches. 2. (Masonry) A brick or stone laid with its longer dimension in the line of direction of the wall. --Gwilt. 3. (Arch.) A piece of timber used in building. 4. (Naut.) (a) A narrow crosspiece of the bottom of a boat against which a rower braces his feet. (b) A crosspiece placed between the sides of a boat to keep them apart when hoisted up and griped. --Dana. 5. A litter, or frame, for carrying disabled, wounded, or dead persons. 6. An overstretching of the truth; a lie. [Slang] 7. One of the rods in an umbrella, attached at one end to one of the ribs, and at the other to the tube sliding upon the handle. 8. An instrument for stretching boots or gloves. 9. The frame upon which canvas is stretched for a painting.
Stretching
Stretching Stretch"ing, a. & n. from Stretch, v. Stretching course (Masonry), a course or series of stretchers. See Stretcher, 2. --Britton.
Stretching course
Stretching Stretch"ing, a. & n. from Stretch, v. Stretching course (Masonry), a course or series of stretchers. See Stretcher, 2. --Britton.

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- Stretch can refer to: Stretch (surname), a list of people Stretch (nickname), a list Stretch Records, an independent record label Stretch (band), a 1970s...
- Stretching is a form of physical exercise in which a specific muscle or tendon (or muscle group) is deliberately flexed or stretched in order to improve...
- Gary Stretch (born 4 November 1965) is an English former actor, boxer and model. Gary Stretch was born in 1965 and brought up in the Haresfinch area of...
- The IBM 7030, also known as Stretch, was IBM's first transistorized supercomputer. It was the fastest computer in the world from 1961 until the first...
- Walker (April 8, 1968 – November 30, 1995), better known by his stage name Stretch, was an American rapper and record producer who was a close friend and...
- or band especially if several of them are parallel or close together. Stretch marks, also known as striae, are a form of scarring on the skin with an...
- Stretch fabric is a synthetic fabric that stretches. Stretch fabrics are either 2-way stretch or 4-way stretch. 2-way stretch fabrics stretch in one direction...
- The stretch reflex (myotatic reflex) is a muscle contraction in response to stretching within the muscle. It is a monosynaptic reflex which provides automatic...
- Stretch receptors are mechanoreceptors responsive to distention of various organs and muscles, and are neurologically linked to the medulla in the brain...
- 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...
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