stretch

  • 1 stretch — [stretʆ] verb 1. [transitive] FINANCE if something stretches an amount of money or a supply of something, it uses it up so you have hardly enough for your needs: • Our finances are stretched to the limit. 2. [intransitive, transitive] FINAN …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 stretch — [ strɛtʃ ] n. m. • 1963; n. déposé , mot angl., de to stretch « allonger, étendre » ♦ Anglic. Techn. Procédé de traitement des tissus les rendant élastiques dans le sens horizontal. ♢ Par ext. Le tissu ainsi traité. Du stretch. Des stretchs. Par… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Stretch — Stretch, n. 1. Act of stretching, or state of being stretched; reach; effort; struggle; strain; as, a stretch of the limbs; a stretch of the imagination. [1913 Webster] By stretch of arms the distant shore to gain. Dryden. [1913 Webster] Those… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Stretch — can refer to: *Stretching is a form of exercise or a pre exercise discipline, sometimes called Warming up *Stretch ceiling, a type of ceiling made from polymer. *Stretch ratio in the mechanics of materials *Stretched tuning of certain string… …

    Wikipedia

  • 5 stretch — ► VERB 1) (of something soft or elastic) be made or be able to be made longer or wider without tearing or breaking. 2) pull (something) tightly from one point to another. 3) extend one s body or a part of one s body to its full length. 4) last… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 stretch — [strech] vt. [ME strecchen < OE streccan, akin to Ger strecken < IE * sterg < base * (s)ter , to be stiff, rigid > STARE] 1. to hold out or reach out; extend [to stretch out a helping hand] 2. to cause (the body or limbs) to reach out …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Stretch — Stretch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stretched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stretching}.] [OE. strecchen, AS. streccan; akin to D. strekken, G. strecken, OHG. strecchen, Sw. str[ a]cka, Dan. str[ae]kke; cf. AS. str[ae]ck, strec, strong, violent, G. strack… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Stretch — 〈[ strɛ̣tʃ] m.; ; unz.〉 elastische Wirkware (BaumwollStretch, NylonStretch) [zu engl. stretch „dehnen“ <aengl. steccan; verwandt mit strecken] * * * Stretch [strɛt̮ʃ], der; [e]s, es [ strɛt̮ʃɪs] [zu engl. to stretch = dehnen]: sehr elastisches …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 Stretch — (engl. für „Strecke“, „Zeitraum“ aber auch „Ausdehnung“) steht für: Stretch (Unternehmen), ein US amerikanischer Halbleiterhersteller mit Niederlassungen in Japan und Deutschland Stretch (Band), eine britische Bluesrock Band, 1973 78 Ein… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 10 stretch — stretch; stretch·abil·i·ty; stretch·able; stretch·berry; stretch·er; un·stretch; …

    English syllables

  • 11 Stretch — Stretch, v. i. 1. To be extended; to be drawn out in length or in breadth, or both; to spread; to reach; as, the iron road stretches across the continent; the lake stretches over fifty square miles. [1913 Webster] As far as stretcheth any ground …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Stretch — Datos generales Nombre real Randy Walker Nacimiento 8 de abril de 1968 Origen Nueva York, Estados Unidos …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 13 stretch — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} tessuto elasticizzato usato per confezionare indumenti aderenti; anche in funz. agg.inv.: abito stretch, pantaloni stretch {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1983. ETIMO: der. di (to) stretch allargare, allungare …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 14 stretch|y — «STREHCH ee», adjective, stretch|i|er, stretch|i|est. Informal. 1. elastic; stretchable. 2. liable to stretch too much …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 Stretch — 〈 [strɛ̣tʃ] m. od. n.; Gen.: od. es, Pl.: es [ tʃıs]; meist ohne Artikel; Textilw.〉 elastisches Gewebe, das aus Stretchgarn gefertigt ist; ein Kleid aus Stretch [Etym.: zu engl. stretch »dehnen, spannen«] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 16 stretch — [n1] expanse amplitude, area, branch, breadth, bridge, compass, dimension, distance, expansion, extension, extent, gamut, length, orbit, proliferation, purview, radius, range, reach, region, scope, space, span, spread, sweep, tract, wing;… …

    New thesaurus

  • 17 Stretch — Album par Scott Walker Sortie 1973 Durée 41 min 24 s Label Columbia Albums de Scott Walker …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 18 Stretch — [strɛtʃ] der; [e]s, es <zu engl. to stretch »dehnen«> elastisches Gewebe aus Kräuselgarn, bes. für Strümpfe …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 19 stretch — /ingl. strɛtʃ/ [vc. ingl., dal v. to stretch «tendere, tirare»] A s. m. inv. tessuto elasticizzato B agg. (di tessuto) elastico, elasticizzato, cedevole …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 20 stretch — index capacity (maximum), capacity (sphere), develop, distort, distortion, duration, embellish …

    Law dictionary


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