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Definition 1: exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for stretching in the sense of this definition

(stretching is a kind of ...) the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit

"the doctor recommended regular exercise" "he did some exercising" "the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit"

(... is a kind of stretching ) yawning and stretching (as when first waking up)

Definition 2: act of expanding by lengthening or widening - [noun denoting act]

(stretching is a kind of ...) the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope

(... is a kind of stretching ) the action of stretching something tight

"tension holds the belt in the pulleys"

(... is a kind of stretching ) act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb

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