Stretching vs Pulling - What's the difference?

stretching | pulling |


As nouns the difference between stretching and pulling

is that stretching is the act by which something is stretched while pulling is the act by which something is pulled.

As verbs the difference between stretching and pulling

is that stretching is while pulling is .

stretching

English

Noun

(wikipedia stretching) (en noun)
  • The act by which something is stretched.
  • * 1859 , Victor Regnault, Elements of Chemistry
  • [Skins] must be submitted to several washings, treadings, and stretchings , before they acquire the necessary pliancy.
  • A form of physical exercise in which a specific skeletal muscle (or muscle group) is deliberately elongated to its fullest length in order to improve the muscle's felt elasticity and reaffirm comfortable muscle tone.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • ----

    pulling

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is pulled.