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stretching meaning

EN[-ɛtʃɪŋ]
WStretching
  • Stretching is a form of physical exercise in which a specific muscle or tendon (or muscle group) is deliberately flexed or stretched in order to improve the muscle's felt elasticity and achieve comfortable muscle tone.
  • In its most basic form, stretching is a natural and instinctive activity; it is performed by humans and many other animals. It can be accompanied by yawning.
  • Increasing flexibility through stretching is one of the basic tenets of physical fitness. It is common for athletes to stretch before and after exercise in order to reduce injury and increase performance.
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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Present participles
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      Grammatically, this word "stretching" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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