Definition of Stretchers

1. Noun. (plural of stretcher) ¹



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Definition of Stretchers

1. stretcher [v] - See also: stretcher

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stretchers

stretch reflex
stretch the truth
stretchabilities
stretchability
stretchable
stretchably
stretched
stretched out
stretched the truth
stretchedness
stretcher-bearer
stretcher party
stretchered
stretchering
stretchers (current term)
stretches
stretches out
stretches the truth
stretchest
stretcheth
stretchier
stretchiest
stretchily
stretchiness
stretching
stretching(a)
stretching out
stretching the truth
stretchings

Literary usage of Stretchers

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1. A Practical Treatise on Foundations, Explaining Fully the Principles by William Macfarland Patton (1893)
"It is probably immaterial which is used ; but in the Flemish bond, where stretchers and headers alternate in each course, a more certain, uniform, ..."

2. Advanced First-aid Instructions for Miners: A Report on Standardization by George H. Halberstadt, August F. Knoefel, United States Bureau of Mines, William Aloysius Lynott, Walter Scott Rountree, Matthew Joseph Shields (1917)
"Satisfactory stretchers may be improvised—that is, may be put together on the ... TYPES OF stretchers. Among the types of stretchers used in first-aid work ..."

3. An Elementary Treatise on Hoisting Machinery Including the Elements of Crane by Joseph Gregory Horner (1903)
"CHAPTER V. stretchers, CROSS GIRDERS, ROLLER FRAMES, AND ROLLERS. ... As stretchers, or girders, and cheeks should form a practically solid whole, ..."

4. An Elementary Treatise on Hoisting Machinery Including the Elements of Crane by Joseph Gregory Horner (1903)
"The simplest stretchers are the round bolts used for maintaining the sides ... As stretchers, or girders, and cheeks should form a practically solid whole, ..."

5. A Report on a Plan for Transporting Wounded Soldiers by Railway in Time of by George Alexander Otis (1875)
"The field stretchers of the Prussian army (FiG. ... Twelve stretchers are suspended in a fourth-class car, six on each side, from sixteen upright posts, ..."

6. The Practitioner's Ready Reference Book: A Handy Guide in Office and Bedside by Richard James Dunglison (1883)
"Carriage on stretchers. If we have no regular stretchers at hand, we must extemporize one, and among the many substitutes, I may mention a door or gate ..."

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