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Definition 1: a litter for transporting people who are ill or wounded or dead; usually consists of a sheet of canvas stretched between two poles - [noun denoting artifact]

(stretcher is a kind of ...) conveyance consisting of a chair or bed carried on two poles by bearers

(... is a kind of stretcher ) a metal stretcher with wheels

Definition 2: a stone that forms the top of wall or building - [noun denoting artifact]

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(stretcher is a kind of ...) building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose

"he wanted a special stone to mark the site"

(... is part of stretcher) an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure

"the south wall had a small window" "the walls were covered with pictures"

Definition 3: a mechanical device used to make something larger (as shoes or gloves) by stretching it - [noun denoting artifact]

(stretcher is a kind of ...) mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles

Definition 4: a wooden framework on which canvas is stretched and fixed for oil painting - [noun denoting artifact]

(stretcher is a kind of ...) a structure supporting or containing something

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