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  Definition of muscle
  1. muscular strength
  2. authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way); "the senators used their muscle to get the party leader to resign"
  3. animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
  4. one of the contractile organs of the body
  5. a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard; "the druglord had his muscleman to protect him"
  6. make one''s way by force; "He muscled his way into the office"
Similar Words: brawn, sinew, muscular tissue, musculus, muscleman

 

Hyponyms: striated muscle tissue, cardiac muscle, heart muscle, smooth muscle, skeletal muscle, striated muscle, pronator, supinator, antagonistic muscle, ocular muscle, eye muscle, rectus, involuntary muscle, sphincter, anatomical sphincter, sphincter muscle, tensor

 

Part Meronyms: muscular structure, musculature, muscle system

 

Derivational Morphology: brawn, sinew

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: mišić   Catalan: múscul  
Chinese: 肌肉   Croatian: mišica  
Danish: muskel   Dutch: spier  
Esperanto: muskolo   Finnish: lihaskudos  
French: muscle   German: Muskel  
Greek: μυς   Hebrew: שריר  
Icelandic: vöðvi   Ido: musklo  
Indonesian: otot   Italian: muscolo  
Japanese: 筋肉   Korean: 힘살  
Latin: musculus   Latvian: muskulis  
Lithuanian: raumuo   Macedonian: мускул  
Maltese: muskolu   Norwegian: muskel  
Polish: muskuł   Portuguese: músculo  
Romanian: muşchi   Russian: мышца  
Slovak: sval   Slovene: mišica  
Spanish: músculo   Tagalog: masel  
Telugu: కండరం   Ukrainian: м'язи  
 
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