stretch former

stretch former

[′strech ‚fȯr·mər]
(mechanical engineering)
A machine used to form materials, such as metals and plastics, by stretching over a mold.
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With the visitors opting for the latter course, it was inevitable that Wrexham would see more of the ball and enjoy greater possession, but for all the effort and endeavour there was little of substance to stretch former Racecourse keeper Ingham, who always seemed to be in the right place at the right time when the Dragons got within shooting distance.
By EUAN STRETCH FORMER Premiership footballer Claus Lundekvam has been arrested for the second time in less than a month.
To stretch former Postmaster General Frank's analogy, if you give a rural letter carrier eight hours worth of work that is completed in less time, he can go home.