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(strĕch) [AS. streccan, extend]
To draw out or extend to full length.

static stretch

A sustained, low-intensity lengthening of soft tissue (e.g., muscle, tendon, or joint capsule), performed to increase range of motion. The stretch force may be applied continuously for as short as 15 to 30 sec or as long as several hours.

Patient discussion about stretch

Q. How to prevent Stretch Marks? I am pregnant and am starting to get Stretch Marks. How can I stop them?

A. Stretch Marks are hereditary and some women get it while others don't. There are special creams out there in order to prevent stretch marks, however I recommend you take a good moisturizing cream and rub it on your stomach and anywhere else that you need to, every night after the bath.

Q. I want to know why do all pregnant woman get stretch marks and how to treat them? I have given birth to a baby boy recently….it is joyous time on Christmas Eve. This is my second baby. During my previous delivery I didn’t get any stretch mark but now. I want to know why do all pregnant woman get stretch marks and how to treat them?

A. not all women get stretchmarks during pregnancy. some women get them without being pregnant.

Q. Are these stretch marks very common and how to avoid them? I mean which cream to be used? I am in my 8 th month. Everything is going good. Just a worry came when I saw one woman having stretch marks. Are these stretch marks very common and how to avoid them? I mean which cream to be used?

A. Hi , this is my 2nd baby. During the last pregnancy I had stretch marks. I have seen some ladies, who do not have at all. I met one woman with 4 children she did not have any. One of my friend; had in the very first pregnancy. There are creams available for use by pregnant woman before and after pregnancy to avoid stretch marks altogether.

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Various researchers evaluated different cutting methods [3, 10, 11], consistently blanking provided samples with the lowest edge stretchability, while Abrasive Water Jet (AWJ), laser cutting, or Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) generated better edges.
The proposed research will extend and complement the UK's existing strengths by adding additional dimension of 'stretchability' giving rise to a next generation of PSCs.
Because the percolation threshold of 0D nanomaterials is high, a very high volume fractions of the conductive filler is required to achieve high conductivity in the composites and, as a result, stretchability could be significantly reduced.
The experimental comparison in the edge stretchability of AHSS among standard punched hole, drilled hole and laser cut hole was conducted by Konieczny et al.
To the best of the researchers' knowledge, the performance of new FCBs has far exceeded those of previously reported metal-coated elastomeric films or other organic materials in terms of changes in electrical resistance, stretchability, fatigue life and washing capability, as well as permeability.
Applications for these high-solids PUDs include foams used to form synthetic leather as well as coatings for screenprinting that offer high stretchability without cracking and excellent wash resistance.
Since polyelectrolyte gels have high biocompatibility and chemical properties similar to biological matrixes and moreover polyelectrolyte gels can obtain high strength as high as a few to several tens of megapascals and high stretchability by incorporating double network structure into the gel.
The physical characteristics of Mozzarella cheese consists of elasticity, stretchability, meltability; browning and free oil formation in melt form and shreddability in the solid (Kindstedt, 1991,1993; McMahon et al., 1993).
A paper about the findings, "Three-dimensional Nanonetworks for Giant Stretchability in Dielectrics and Conductors," was published June 26 in the journal Nature Communications.
The biaxial stretchability of polylactide/thermoplastic
Styrolux T/S involves blending Styrolux T for toughness and stretchability with Styrolux S for stiffness and storage stability.
The researchers measured the effect of the premix addition on masa adhesiveness, hardness and pH, as well as on tortilla sensory properties: rollability, stretchability and color.