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stretcher

noun [C] uk   /ˈstretʃ.ər/  us   //
a light frame made from two long poles with a cover of soft material stretched between them, used for carrying people who are ill, injured, or dead: She was carried off the track on a stretcher.
Translations of “stretcher”
in Korean 들것…
in Arabic نَقّالة…
in Portuguese maca…
in Catalan llitera…
in Japanese 担架, ストレッチャー…
in Italian barella…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擔架…
in Russian носилки…
in Turkish sedye…
in Chinese (Simplified) 担架…
in Polish nosze…
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