Definition of Stretchable

1. Adjective. Capable of being easily stretched and resuming former size or shape.

Exact synonyms: Stretchy
Similar to: Elastic
Derivative terms: Stretchability, Stretch, Stretchiness

Definition of Stretchable

1. Adjective. Capable of being stretched. ¹

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Definition of Stretchable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stretchable

stretch along
stretch forth
stretch limo
stretch limos
stretch mark
stretch marks
stretch one's legs
stretch out
stretch pants
stretch receptor
stretch reflex
stretch the truth
stretchable (current term)
stretched out
stretched the truth
stretcher party
stretches out
stretches the truth

Literary usage of Stretchable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chapters on Papermaking by Clayton Beadle (1907)
"THE PRODUCTION OF NON-stretchable PAPER. Machine tests—Suggested methods of manufacture—Composition of fibres. QUESTION 29. ..."

2. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1916)
"Regular Clincher cases have stretchable beads and are designed for use on ... Quick Detachable Clincher cases haye non-stretchable beads and can only be ..."

3. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"Disadvantage is that the wheels do not track properly and on this is serious. clincher cases have non-stretchable on quick detachable clincher rimi rims. ..."

4. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1919)
"8—A clincher hard, non-stretchable bead tire on a quick detachable, ... Flg. 8A—Regular clincher cases have stretchable or ta ible beads and are designed ..."

5. Theoretical Kinematics by Oene Bottema, Bernard Roth (1990)
"The four-bar is doubly stretchable. Other special cases of the four-bar motion arise if, for instance. R2 = °°; one point of £ describes a circle, ..."

6. Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing by Dixon Kemp (1884)
"It has been contended that a yacht's main rigging should be stretchable, because, if she were sailing in squalls or under the influence of successive shocks ..."

7. Proceedings by Institution of Municipal Engineers, London, Incorporated Association of Municipal and County Engineers, Association of Municipal and Sanitary Engineers and Surveyors (1882)
"We all know that estimates are rather stretchable. If there is a balance, is that balance returned, or does it go into the pockets of the ratepayers ? ..."

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