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伸展

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Japanese

Kanji in this term
See also 伸展する

Etymology

(しん, shin: “expand”) + (てん, ten: “spread”)

Noun

伸展 (hiragana しんてん, romaji shinten)

  1. An act of expansion and spreading of a joint.
    脚の屈曲と伸展は、股関節、膝関節および足関節の3つの関節によって行われる動作である。
    あしのくっきょくとしんてんは、こかんせつ、ひざかんせつおよびあしかんせつの3つのかんせつによっておこなわれるどうさである。
    Ashi no kukkyoku to shinten ha, kokansetsu, hizakansetsu oyobi ashikansetsu no mittsu no kansetsu ni yotte okonawareru dōsa de aru.
    The flexure and extension of the legs are the movement performed by three joints; a hip joint, a knee joint and ankle joint.
  2. An act of expansion and spreading of a range, scale or influence.
    始まりはケチな強盗事件だったが、バスジャック事件に伸展したことでメディアなど衆人環視の中の劇場型犯罪となってしまった。
    はじまりはけちなごうとうじけんだったが、ぱすじゃっくじけんにしんてんしたことでめでぃあなどしゅうじんかんしのなかのげきじょうがたはんざいとなってしまった。
    Hajimari ha kechi na gōtō-jiken datta ga, pasu-jyakku-jiken ni shinten shita koto de medhia nado shūjin kanshi no naka no gekijō-gata hanzai to natte shimatta.
    The beginning was just a robbery, but after having extended for a bus hijacking case, it has become a theater-story-like-crime by being exposed in the media and drawing public attentions.

Synonyms

  • (an act of expansion and spreading): 拡張 (kakuchō), 拡大 (kakudai), 発展 (hatten)

Antonyms

  • (an act of expansion and spreading of a joint): 屈曲 (kukkyoku)
  • (an act of expansion and spreading of a range, scale or influence): 縮小 (shukushō), 鎮火 (chinka)

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