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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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This explanation is also enforced by the observation that when the hip flexors were stretched statically and the hip extensors dynamically (SFDE) during the same warmup routine, the acute improvements in hip flexion ROM were lower than all other protocols (Figure 3).
Ali, On thermal boundary layer on a power-law stretched surface with suction and injection,Int.
Compared to conventional biaxially stretched films made of polypropylene, polyethylene terephthalate (PET), and polyamide, uniaxially stretched polycarbonate has a much higher stiffness.
The increase in range of motion associated with stretching and increased flexibility creates body positions that have dangerous loading effects, which could lead to ligaments being stretched too far (Thacker et al.
6) may be related to the methodological differences as well the muscle group stretched (ankle plantar flexors vs.
2003) The role of flexibility in injury prevention and athletic performance: have we stretched the truth?
The stretch should be felt as a pulling sensation in the muscle and never a pain or strain in the joint or other part of the body that is not being stretched.
1 : to reach out : extend, spread <I stretched my neck to see better.
By combining the excellent properties of a synthetic peptide, a vitamin and an organic Marrubium extract, PENTAPHARM offers an innovative active ingredient which protects stretched skin structure as well as diminishes stretch marks.
After the initial baseline measurements were taken, the two groups were supervised while they stretched.
Stretch hoods are tubes produced in the blown film process, sealed on one end, stretched by a four arm mechanical arm in transverse direction (30-80%) and released over a palletised load.
Biaxially stretched polyimide is used on circuit boards and can withstand temperatures up to 572 F.
By using stretched paper, a paper bag can be manufactured from two layers rather than the normal three.
By the end of the day, they are just begging to be stretched.
Then, he places a coin on his ear and releases the stretched earlobe.