Definition of Stretches

1. Noun. (plural of stretch) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of stretch) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stretches

1. stretch [v] - See also: stretch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stretches

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

Literary usage of Stretches

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The first series includes "sailing charts," which embrace long stretches of ... Such charts are necessarily confined to comparatively short stretches of ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1910)
"ing, but in two nearly opposite stretches of shore it widens to from sixty to ... and within three limited stretches of shore the ice mantle overlaps the ..."

3. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1887)
"... stretches in a comparatively unbroken level from the valley of the ... however, a high dorsal tract stretches from beyond the ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Above this first barrier, however, in many cases there are long stretches of sluggish water available for local navigation. There are many lakes in the ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The new part of the town, with numerous fine villas, stretches along the base of the hill on which the old part is situated, parallel to the sea. ..."

6. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1890)
"While • •p grade the current will be on for almost the whole time ; while descending such a grade it will be off alto- on level stretches it may be on for, ..."

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