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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Shubankar Sharma: Always a fan-favourite in the Middle East, Sharma is coming off a cold stretch where he has perhaps played better than his score suggests.
This might be because the meteor exploded over the Bering Sea, a cold stretch located miles away from inhabited land.
The Blazers increased their lead to 54-35 in the second quarter, thanks in part to a cold stretch from the floor that saw Golden State miss nine of 10 shots.
The Axemen were 5-for-23 from the three-point line and during their cold stretch shot a combined 14-for-47 from the field.
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.
The Axemen ended their 17-game cold stretch that dated back to the second week of the 2013 season.
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.
Now, it's up against the record holder for much of early December - a long, deep cold stretch in 1972.
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.