stretcher

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  • noun

Synonyms for stretcher

a wooden framework on which canvas is stretched and fixed for oil painting

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a mechanical device used to make something larger (as shoes or gloves) by stretching it

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a litter for transporting people who are ill or wounded or dead

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a stone that forms the top of wall or building

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Mersey Fire and Rescue Service sent two crews to help to rescue the man using a basket stretcher.
It could provide vital equipment to the team, such as personal protective equipment for two members, a water rescue life jacket and floating line, or a basket stretcher and lifting bridle used for evacuating casualties from rocks and capable of being lifted into the RAF rescue helicopters.
A fire service spokesman said crews used a ladder, ropes and a basket stretcher to lift the woman into a specially reinforced ambulance.
Fire crews from Highgate fire station and the water support unit from Perry Barr fire station used a basket stretcher and ladder to rescue him from the river.
Rescuers brought the man up the embankment in a basket stretcher.
Designed for rescue situations in rugged locations, including industrial, mining and construction sites, the basket stretcher features a polyethylene plastic shell with a permanently attached heavy-duty aluminum frame.
It could provide vital equipment to the team, such as personal protective equipment for two members, a water rescue lifejacket and floating line, or a basket stretcher and lifting bridle used for evacuating casualties from rocks and capable of being lifted into the RAF rescue helicopters.
The rescue was carried out using a basket stretcher fixed by ropes to an aerial appliance.