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stretches meaning

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  • NounBFstretch
    1. plural of stretch.
    2. VerbBFstretchPRstretchingPT, PPstretchedPT, PPstraughtPT, PPstraight
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of stretch.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Antennal bases enlarged, forming straight bidentate horns, tapered and pointed ventroapically.
          • It is a 2.66-mile trioval with long stretches of speed-building asphalt, which have been made less threatening by restrictor plates that cut the horsepower of the powerful stock car engines.
          • The creators of the griffin — half eagle, half lion — were early paleontologists who didn’t quite have their genuses straight and put the fossilized bones in the wrong place.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • When sewing strip sets, use a lighthanded approach feeding the strips under the presser foot so the crosswise grain isn't stretched.
          • The cat will wake up in a tightly curled position, then untuck her head, and gradually her limbs, and then stretch.
          • To say crossing the street was brave was quite a stretch.

      Meaning of stretches for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "stretches" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form and a nouns with common ending formation. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Plurals
              • Plurals ending in "-es"
              • Noun plural forms
                • Plurals ending in "-es"
              • Nouns with common ending formations
                • Plurals ending in "-es"
              • Verbs
                • Verb forms
                  • Verb singular forms
                    • Third-person singular forms
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