stretch reflex n.
See myotatic reflex.
noun 1. an athlete or horse that is especially strong or fast in the final stage of a race.
adjective, stretchier, stretchiest. 1. having a tendency to stretch, especially excessively or unduly. 2. capable of being stretched; elastic. 3. (especially of a pig) having a long body. adjective stretchier, stretchiest 1. characterized by elasticity
noun 1. an industrial town in NW England, in Trafford unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop: 42 103 (2001)
noun, plural strette [stret-ey] /ˈstrɛt eɪ/ (Show IPA), strettas. Music. 1. a concluding passage played at a faster tempo.