Definitions for "Stretch"
To sail by the wind under press of canvas; as, the ship stretched to the eastward.
The extent to which anything may be stretched.
The reach or extent of a vessel's progress on one tack; a tack or board.
Keywords:  lycra, sleek, elastic, freedom, comfort
To be extended, or to bear extension, without breaking, as elastic or ductile substances.
the extensibility of a fibre, yarn or fabric.
lie down comfortably; "To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass"
To reach out; to extend; to put forth.
To draw out to the full length; to cause to extend in a straight line; as, to stretch a cord or rope.
To cause to extend in breadth; to spread; to expand; as, to stretch cloth; to stretch the wings.
Keywords:  walker, shakur, tupac, rapper, randy
Stretch, born Randy Walker, was an African American rapper and producer from New York City. He is most famous for his close association with Tupac "2Pac" Shakur during the early 1990's and was part of the group, Live Squad. He was murdered on November 30, 1995, exactly one year to the day after 2Pac's first shooting.
Stretch is a 1973 Scott Walker album.
a large and unbroken expanse or distance; "a stretch of highway"; "a stretch of clear water"
an unbroken period of time during which you do something; "there were stretches of boredom"; "he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary"
occupy a large, elongated area; "The park stretched beneath the train line"
having an elongated seating area; "a stretch limousine"
The elongation of a wire rope under load.
The give of a sheet of paper as it undergoes tensile pressure.
the shape of a graph or object undergoes a vertical or horizontal increase or decrease in scaling.
In reference to paper characteristics, the term describes the "give" of a sheet of paper when it is subjected to tensile pressure.
the amount a line momentarily lengthens when pulled. Spectra has very low stretch, kevlar has slightly more, nylon has a lot. Stretch affects responsiveness and size of control movements.
become longer by being stretched and pulled; "The fabric stretches"
make long or longer by pulling and stretching; "stretch the fabric"
A continuous line or surface; a continuous space of time; as, grassy stretches of land.
Français : PORTION DE VACATION Deutsch : DIENSTSTÜCK A period of a driver's DUTY during which (s)he is continuously working without a BREAK. See also : SPELL, DUTY PART
Keywords:  distend, forcibly, tense, tighten
To make tense; to tighten; to distend forcibly.
corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones; "adulterate liquor"
the amount of give a sheet of paper has when under tension
the temporary change in length of a conveying medium such as a belt, chain, or cable. Stretch varies directly with tension in the conveying medium. Stretch is usually measured as a percentage of length and is a function of the working load, environmental and ambient conditions.
Stretch refers to the length of your down tubes and backbone. Basically, we adjust the length of your backbone and down tubes to achieve your desired steering position. We move the frame neck up or out depending on your needs. At Rolling Thunder we allow you to choose any stretch or rake without changing the cost of the frame.
To use a legitimate amateur wrestling hold on ones opponent.
Keywords:  'firehose, lay, command
command to lay out ‘'firehose.''
a rhythmic movement along the line between the atoms so that the interatomic distance is either increasing or decreasing
Keywords:  octave, see
See octave stretch.
Keywords:  racecourse, straight, turns, part
Straight part of the racecourse between turns.
Keywords:  remapped, zero, dns, mapping, image
A stretch is a mapping of one or more DNs from their original values to new values. When an image is said to be "stretched", all the DNs in the image could have had been remapped to new DN values. The following stretch, "0;0 100;0 255;255", maps all the dns in an image between 0 and 100 to zero; while mapping dns between 101 and 255 between 0 and 255.
Keywords:  hosiery, easily
easily stretched; "stretch hosiery"
Keywords:  overland, receipt, chain, ports, route
Part of the total transport chain (trade route) including overland transport identified by place of receipt, ports of call and place of delivery i.e. it has one location or an address as a starting and or ending point. The leg between two points.
The concept of setting challenging strategic objectives to achieve a significant step change in existing strategies.
the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
Keywords:  seams, coal, course, direction
Course; direction; as, the stretch of seams of coal.
Keywords:  stroke, study
stroke study
Keywords:  capacity
the capacity for being stretched
A portion of river located between two points; a section.
a well-defined task with measurable results to be completed within a specified time