cold stretch

cold stretch

[′kōld ‚strech]
(engineering)
A pulling operation on extruded plastic filaments in which little or no heat is used; improves tensile properties.
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The Axemen ended their 17-game cold stretch that dated back to the second week of the 2013 season.
Washington, Feb 25 ( ANI ): A new study of mitochondrial DNA sequences suggests that Western Europe may have undergone a population crisis during a cold stretch of the Neanderthal era.
This year's cold stretch, increased depth of ice, and good bait supply should bring smiles to ice fishermen.
And Chanel is a cold stretch of water between here and France.
It's not like opposing pitchers are dominating Guerrero; he continues to hit the ball hard and has struck out only three times during this cold stretch.
The most positive aspect to be gleaned from the recent cold stretch is that PGW natural gas supplies were more than sufficient to satisfy customer needs.
Now, it's up against the record holder for much of early December - a long, deep cold stretch in 1972.
PAXTON - Despite a cold stretch in the third quarter, St.
But the man on the wireless was talking about scientists who claim to have discovered methods of delaying the ageing process, suggesting that we might not feel the cold stretch of the undertaker's tape before we are 120.
And when a negative PDO combines with La Ni[+ or -]a, the effects can be amplified, Parsons said, which could explain the particularly cold stretch of weather that's been going since mid-February.
Holy Cross held the Bison to one field goal over the final 10:27, but Bucknell was 9-12 at the foul line in that span and played enough defense to weather the lengthy cold stretch.
We need another extended cold stretch to re-establish safe ice there, and it looks as though we just might get it.