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as in extension
the act of making longer excessive stretching can cause the fabric to tear or lose its elasticity

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verb

present participle of stretch
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as in tightening
to draw tight if the canvas isn't properly stretched over the frame, there will be sagging over time

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“Stretching.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stretching. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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