HyperDic: stretching

English > 2 senses of the word stretching:
NOUNactstretchingact of expanding by lengthening or widening
actstretching, stretchexercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
stretching > pronunciation
Soundsstreh'chihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > stretching: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAct of expanding by lengthening or widening.
NarrowerextensionAct of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb
tensionThe action of stretching something tight
Broaderexpansion, enlargementThe act of increasing / increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
Catalanestirament, extensió
Verbsstretchmake long or longer by pulling and stretching
English > stretching: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningExercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent.
Synonymstretch
Narrowerpandiculationyawning and stretching (as when first waking up)
Broaderexercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workoutThe activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
Spanishestiramiento
Catalanestirament
Verbsstretchextend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body

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