stretching

  1. act of expanding by lengthening or widening
  2. exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
  3. occupy a large, elongated area
  4. extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
  5. lie down comfortably
  6. pull in opposite directions
  7. extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly
  8. corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often......

    Stretching

    [disambiguation] Stretching is a form of physical exercise in which a specific skeletal muscle is deliberately elongated to its fullest length. Stretching may also refer to: ...
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    Stretching

    Is the increase of the held duration for assets or liabilities. It can be intentional or the result of slowdowns in prepayments, events, or exercised options.
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    stretching

    [n] - act of expanding by lengthening or widening
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    Stretching

    Any therapeutic maneuver designed to elongate shortened soft tissue structures and thereby increase flexibility.
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    Stretching

    Stretch'ing adjective & noun from Stretch , v. Stretching course (Masonry) , a course or series of stretchers. See Stretcher , 2. Britton.
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    stretching

    (strech´ing) increasing something in one of its dimensions; extending. See exercise.
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    Stretching

    • (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stretch • a. & n. from Stretch, v.
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    stretching

    (from the article `fibre, man-made`) The spinning processes described above produce some orientation of the long polymers that form spun filaments. Orientation is completed by ...
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    Stretching

    Movements designed to increase a muscle's flexibility; best method is still being debated but it appears that consistently stretching is the key to increasing flexibility
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    Stretching

    Is the increase of the held duration for assets or liabilities. It can be intentional or the result of slowdowns in prepayments, events, or exercised options.
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    Stretching

    [body piercing] Stretching, in the context of body piercing, is the deliberate expansion of a healed piercing for the purpose of wearing certain types of jewelry. Ear piercings are the most commonly stretched piercings, with nasal septum piercings, tongue piercings and lip piercings/lip plates following close behind. While all piercings can...
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    Stretching

    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 the muscle`s felt elasticity and achieve comfortable muscle tone. The result is a feeling of increased muscle control, flexibility and range of motion. Stretching is also used therapeutically to ....
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    Stretching

    A type of exercise program in which you assume exaggerated postures that stretch muscles, joints, and connective tissues, hold these positions for several seconds, relax and then repeat the postures. Regular stretching exercise promotes body flexibility.
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