having a tendency to
, especially excessively or unduly.
capable of being
(especially of a pig) having a long body.
characterized by elasticity
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Turn out onto a floured surface and knead until the dough loses its stickiness and becomes smooth and stretchy.
The bladder's stretchy walls expand to store the incoming urine until it leaves the body through a tube called the urethra.
The elastic tissue becomes tough, and the bladder becomes less stretchy.
Knead in the bag until it holds together in once piece and feels slightly stretchy.
One common solution is buying boots with a stretchy panel sewn into the upper.
Inside the retro-style woven outer casing is a stretchy core around which the conducting wires wrap in a spiral pattern.
He is not one of those window-sticking stretchy geckos.
The shoe's upper wrapped snugly around my feet, but was stretchy enough to feel supportive rather than restrictive.
The fossil dissolved, exposing a flexible, stretchy material and transparent vessels.
They have stretchy ligaments in their jaws that allow them to swallow all their food whole.
Stretchy inner band adjusts the fit to accommodate varying head sizes.
They are light and stretchy but protective and keep out the wind and water.
Same as the jersey dress-they are soft and stretchy.
Axons are stretchy due in part to their flexible internal skeleton.
Spiders spin webs with a stretchy material that's stronger than steel and far more flexible.
For the stretchy pants--and to make moviemaking fun.
Stretchy cotton blend material forms to the contours of your hand.
The resulting mozzarella cheese is relatively low-fat, while still retaining flavor and the desired stretchy texture.
Spider silk is stronger than steel, plus it's sticky, stretchy and nearly invisible.
Thus the dots can be anywhere, and the lines that join them are infinitely stretchy.
Viscid silk is stretchy, wet and sticky, and it is the silk that winds out in increasing spirals from the web center.
Use wraps such as stretchy gauze to anchor electrodes, probes and limbs to arm boards.
The tape is stretchy so that by pulling it gently as you wrap it, it will conform to the contours of the cap and neck.
With kneading, unique proteins in wheat flour form a sticky, stretchy substance called gluten.
Although it appears to be a ring, the thing is stretchy enough to be a bracelet, or an anklet.