Translation of "stretch" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb (MAKE LONGER) 拉长 uk us /stretʃ/

[ I or T ] to (cause a material to) become longer or wider than usual as a result of pulling at the edges

an exercise to stretch the leg muscles 拉伸腿部肌肉的锻炼
That elastic band will snap if you stretch it too far. 那根橡皮筋拉得太长会断的。
This substance stretches to any shape you want. 这种物质可以拉伸成你想要的任何形状。

[ I ] If a material stretches, it can become longer or wider when pulled and then return to its original size

stretch fabrics 弹力织物

(Translation of “stretch verb (MAKE LONGER)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)