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Synonyms for stretch

straighten out

expand

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put demands on

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afford

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Synonyms for stretch

to move or arrange so as to cover a larger area

to proceed on a certain course or for a certain distance

to extend, especially an appendage

to be or place oneself in a prostrate or recumbent position

to take repose, as by sleeping or lying quietly

the measure of how far or long something goes in space, time, or degree

an extent, measured or unmeasured, of linear space

a wide and open area, as of land, sky, or water

a specific length of time characterized by the occurrence of certain conditions or events

a limited or specific period of time during which something happens, lasts, or extends

a term of service, as in the military or in prison

a limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity

Synonyms for stretch

a large and unbroken expanse or distance

the act of physically reaching or thrusting out

a straightaway section of a racetrack

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

extension to or beyond the ordinary limit

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an unbroken period of time during which you do something

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the capacity for being stretched

occupy a large, elongated area

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extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body

extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length

become longer by being stretched and pulled

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make long or longer by pulling and stretching

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lie down comfortably

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pull in opposite directions

extend the scope or meaning of

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corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance

increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance

extend one's body or limbs

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having an elongated seating area

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easily stretched

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The report focuses on global major leading industry players of stretch film market providing information such as company profiles, product picture and specification, capacity, production, price, cost, revenue and contact information.
Breathe freely as you hold each stretch for around 30 seconds.
The stretching rate in the stretch gap was calculated according to Eq.
This flexibility program should consist of static or PNF stretching methods in which the stretch is held for 20 to 30 seconds and repeated three times.
Participants in the stretch groups performed an active static stretch of the right hamstring muscle group, for 30 seconds, three repetitions, once per day, five days a week, for six weeks.
Muscle strains are the most common sports injury and usually occur during an eccentric contraction when the actin-myosin filaments stretch and lengthen beyond their normal overlap within the sarcomere (11).
Gamboa suggests this static stretch for the hip flexors: Kneel on your right knee with your left foot flat on the floor in front of you.
Following the general warm-up participants performed a series of static stretches in randomized order including supine partner assisted hamstring stretch (hip flexion with extended leg), kneeling partner assisted quadriceps stretch (front knee and hip flexed at 90[degrees], rear knee on floor and flexed to maximum ROM), seated partner assisted low back stretch (hip flexion to maximum ROM with legs partially abducted and knees slightly flexed), and standing wall supported calf stretch with the other leg in dorsiflexion.
USATF Stretch Study Results, August 2010, http://www.
Pacing--a stretch should be controlled and performed at a slow pace rather than quickly without focus or awareness.
REGU[R]-STRETCH is a new solution specifically developed for the treatment of stretch marks.
As you stretch out a particular muscle, once you feel the tension, hold it there for a count of 10, release, ease back, and then repeat.
There is also static stretching, which occurs when the muscle is placed in a maximal position of stretch and held for an extended period of time.
A static stretch lets the muscle stretch with no real movement.
A combination of user pull and provider push is having significant effects on the complexion of the European packaging films market as a whole, and on stretch films in particular.