Complete Definition of "stretcher"

English
Etymology
stretch + -er

Pronunciation
(UK): IPA|/ˈstrɛtʃə/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
(US): AHD|strĕchʹər, IPA|/ˈstrɛtʃɚ/, SAMPA|/"str[email protected]`/
rhymes|ɛtʃə(r)

Noun
en-noun

  1. A simple litter designed to carry a sick, injured, or dead person.
  2. A frame on which a canvas is stretched for painting.
  3. A device to stretch shoes or gloves.
  4. A brick laid with the longest side exposed (compare header).

Derived terms
stretcher-bearer
stretcher case

Translations
trans-top|simple litter designed to carry a sick, injured, or dead person
Dutch: t+|nl|baar|f, t|nl|draagbaar
French: civière f, brancard m
Finnish: paarit (pl)
Serbian: nosila, nosilo
trans-mid
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trans-top|frame on which a canvas is stretched for painting
Dutch: t|nl|kader|n, t+|nl|frame|n
trans-mid
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trans-top|device to stretch shoes or gloves
trans-mid
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trans-top|brick laid with the longest side exposed
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Translations to be checked
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trans-top|Translations to be checked
ttbc|German: Bahre f (1), Tragbahre f (1), Trage f (1), Rahmen m (2), Spanner m (3)
trans-mid
ttbc|Ido: kamilo
ttbc|Polish: nosze
trans-bottom

io:stretcher
it:stretcher
pl:stretcher
ta:stretcher
te:stretcher
vi:stretcher

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