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stretch

1. n. a period of time. (Folksy.) Let’s talk here for a stretch and then go up and see if dinner’s ready.
2. n. a prison term. I was away for a stretch of about seven years.
3. in. to hang (as with a death sentence). You will stretch for this, Lefty!
4. tv. to cut or dilute a drug. Let’s stretch this stuff, sell it, and then blow town.
5. n. a nickname for a tall person, usually male. (Usually Stretch.) Well, stretch, think you’ll go out for basketball this season?
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With worldwide stretch film market analysis supported with 240 tables and figures, this research provides key statistics on the state of the industry and is a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in the market.
Try not to hold your breath either - and don't bounce and avoid holding a painful stretch.
The polycarbonate films were subjected to planar stretching with the same stretch ratios as in the case of uniaxial stretching, namely between 1.
To stretch or Not to stretch: The role of stretching in injury prevention and performance.
Following this initial stretching period, participants in stretch group 1 reduced the frequency of stretching to three times per week and those in stretch group 2 stretched once a week for a further six weeks.
5) ROM increases due to stretch tolerance can mask the protective mechanisms of pain and result in increased injury risk (3).
A 2 way repeated measures ANOVA (4x2) with factors being conditions (dynamic stretch with prior general warm-up, static stretch with prior general warm-up, dynamic stretch with general and specific warm-up, and static stretch with general and specific warm-up) and time (pre- and post-warm-up) was performed to determine if significant differences existed between the warm-up conditions.
USATF Pre-Run Stretch Study Protocol, August 2010, http://www.
Let the stretch ripple out from a center point like a drop of water in a pond.
You will notice that each extension will automatically extend the range of the stretch.
Note: This definition does not mention the number of times to do each stretch.
The best stretch does not burn or invoke any sort of pain.
UK consultant Applied Market Information (AMI) says shrink and stretch film represent a market of over 2 million tonnes of film in Europe.
Features: Tailor-made preform is shorter and thicker, allowing for higher stretch ratios and resulting properties.
Walk and stretch as before followed by 1-min jog, 1-min walk,2-min jog,2-min walk,2-min jog,2-min walk, 1-min jog.