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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “stretch”

stretch

verb [I usually + adv/prep] (SPREAD)
延伸
    /stretʃ/
to spread over a large area or distance
舒展;展開,鋪開;延伸
A huge cloud of dense smoke stretched across the horizon.
一大團濃煙在地平線上蔓延開來。
The Andes stretch for 7250 km along the west coast of South America.
安第斯山脈沿南美洲西海岸綿延達7250公里。
Unsettled weather will stretch from the middle Mississippi Valley to the southern Middle Atlantic States.
自密西西比河流域中部至瀕大西洋中部諸州的南部,天氣均不穩定。
The refugee camps stretch as far as the eye can see.
難民營綿延不絕,一望無際。
Spreading and scattering
(Definition of stretch verb (SPREAD) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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