1.Definition: a large and unbroken expanse or distance
"A stretch of highway", "A stretch of clear water"
3.Definition: an unbroken period of time during which you do something
"There were stretches of boredom", "He did a stretch in the federal penitentiary"
4.Definition: exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
5.Definition: extension to or beyond the ordinary limit
"Running at full stretch", "By no stretch of the imagination", "Beyond any stretch of his understanding"
6.Definition: the act of physically reaching or thrusting out