stretches

stretch·es (strechґəz) inherited periodic spasticity.

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  • stretches — stretʃ n. act of stretching; condition of being stretched; large expanse; stretchiness, elasticity; duration of time; period of imprisonment v. draw out to the full length, extend, elongate; be extended; reach out; pull, make taut; strain; be… …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • stretch — [[t]stre̱tʃ[/t]] ♦♦♦ stretches, stretching, stretched 1) VERB: no cont Something that stretches over an area or distance covers or exists in the whole of that area or distance. [V prep/adv] The procession stretched for several miles... [V… …   English dictionary

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  • stretch — I UK [stretʃ] / US verb Word forms stretch : present tense I/you/we/they stretch he/she/it stretches present participle stretching past tense stretched past participle stretched *** 1) [transitive] to pull something to make it longer or wider I… …   English dictionary

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