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stretcher

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noun stretch·er \ˈstre-chər\

Simple Definition of stretcher

  • : a device that is made of a long piece of thick cloth stretched between two poles and that is used for carrying an injured or dead person

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stretcher

  1. 1a :  one that stretches; especially :  a device or machine for stretching or expanding somethingb :  an exaggerated story :  a tall tale

  2. 2a :  a brick or stone laid with its length parallel to the face of the wallb :  a timber or rod used especially when horizontal as a tie in framed work

  3. 3 :  a device for carrying a sick, injured, or dead person

  4. 4 :  a rod or bar extending between two legs of a chair or table

Examples of stretcher in a sentence

  1. They carried her out to the ambulance on a stretcher.



15th Century

First Known Use of stretcher

15th century

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stretcher

transitive verb stretch·er

Simple Definition of stretcher

  • : to carry (someone) on a stretcher

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stretcher

  1. :  to carry or transport on a stretcher

1973

First Known Use of stretcher

1973


STRETCHER Defined for Kids

stretcher

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noun stretch·er \ˈstre-chər\

Definition of stretcher for Students

  1. :  a device like a cot used for carrying a sick or injured person




Medical Dictionary

stretcher

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noun stretch·er \ˈstrech-ər\

Medical Definition of stretcher

  1. :  a device for carrying a sick, injured, or dead person




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