stretch-out

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noun \ ˈstrech-ˌau̇t \

Definition of stretch-out

1 :a system of industrial operation in which workers are required to do extra work with slight or with no additional pay
2 :the act of stretching out :the state of being stretched out
3 :an economizing measure that spreads a limited quantity over a larger field than originally intended: such as
a :a slackening of production schedules so that a quantity of goods will be produced over a longer period than initially planned
b :a restructuring of a loan repayment schedule over an extended period of time

First Known Use of stretch-out

1930


Law Dictionary

stretch-out

noun

legal Definition of stretch-out

:a labor practice in which workers are required to do extra work with slight or no additional pay

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