stretching

Definitions of stretching
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n exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent

Synonyms:
stretch
Types:
pandiculation
yawning and stretching (as when first waking up)
Type of:
exercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout
the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit

n act of expanding by lengthening or widening

Types:
tension
the action of stretching something tight
extension
act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb
hyperextension
greater than normal extension
Type of:
enlargement, expansion
the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope

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