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stretch

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

In strain and stress analysis, a measure of the extent by which an object of known dimensions has lengthened, expressed as the ratio of the new length to the old.

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stretch

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

In strain and stress analysis, a measure of the extent by which an object of known dimensions has lengthened, expressed as the ratio of the new length to the old.

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stretch

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. the distance covered on one tack.

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stretch

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Everyone stretches his legs according to the length of his coverlet proverbial saying, late 13th century; meaning that it is natural to live as comfortably as your resources permit.

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Stretch

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Formed in July 1994 by Jeff Hateley (bass), Jason Edwards (guitar) and Steve ‘Danger’ Elliott (drums), this UK rock outfit from Tamworth, Staffordshire, evolved from their former band,...

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stretching

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Sport and Leisure.

A linear deformation of tissue that increases its length. Exercises involving muscle stretching are performed to maintain or improve flexibility. See also ballistic stretching,...

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Stretch

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A monster computer chartered by the US Government and built in the late 1950s by IBM as its IBM 7030; it was designed to “stretch the technique of computer building to its limits.” It had a...

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Stretch

Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 98 words.

A monster computer chartered by the US Government and built in the late 1950s by IBM as its IBM 7030;

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Stretch

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 98 words.

A monster computer chartered by the US Government and built in the late 1950s by IBM as its IBM 7030;

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stretch

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 31 words.

In strain and stress analysis, a measure of the extent by which an object of known dimensions has lengthened, expressed

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stretch

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 31 words.

In *strain and *stress analysis, a measure of the extent by which an object of known dimensions has

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