stretching

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stretching (plural stretchings)

  1. The act by which something is stretched.
    • 1859, Victor Regnault, Elements of Chemistry
      [Skins] must be submitted to several washings, treadings, and stretchings, before they acquire the necessary pliancy.
  2. A form of physical exercise in which a specific skeletal muscle (or muscle group) is deliberately elongated to its fullest length in order to improve the muscle's felt elasticity and reaffirm comfortable muscle tone.

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stretching

  1. Present participle of stretch.

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stretching m (invariable)

  1. stretching