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Synonyms for stretching

act of expanding by lengthening or widening

exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent

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But perhaps that's my shirt on the table," he thought, "and that's my legs, and that is the door, but why is it always stretching and drawing itself out, and 'piti-piti-piti' and 'ti-ti' and 'piti-piti-piti'.
In that world some structure was still being erected and did not fall, something was still stretching out, and the candle with its red halo was still burning, and the same shirtlike sphinx lay near the door; but besides all this something creaked, there was a whiff of fresh air, and a new white sphinx appeared, standing at the door.
There, raised high on a throne--seated on his typical antelope, with his four arms stretching towards the four corners of the earth-- there, soared above us, dark and awful in the mystic light of heaven, the god of the Moon.
Stretching lazily he dropped to the ground and moved slowly toward the river.
The direction taken by our aeronauts differed somewhat from that of the morning, and thus about nine o'clock, instead of finding themselves again near the borders of Lake Tchad, they saw the desert still stretching away before them.
I really love stretching after an exercise session.
Take yoga or Tai Chi classes to improve flexibility and help you stick to a stretching schedule.
But have we ever thought is it a right thing to do or for that matter how important it is to incorporate stretching in our everyday life as part of our exercise routine?
The second edition of Stretching Anatomy by Arnold G.
Traditionally, stretching exercises are considered as basic components of warm up aiming to prepare the musculoskeletal system for performance and to prevent injuries.
STRETCHING is an essential part of a fitness plan, but sometimes it can be tough to find the time.
Analysis is made for MHD flow and heat transfer for viscous fluids over a stretching sheet in the presence of a uniform magnetic field that is applied perpendicular to the sheet.
One of these processes is uniaxial stretching, a procedure which produces anisotropic qualities in the stretched product; as a result, the mechanical properties of the plastic film in the stretching direction are improved.