Translation of "muscle" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (BODY PART) 身体部份 uk us /ˈmʌs.l̩/

[ C or U ] one of many tissues in the body that can tighten and relax to produce movement

neck/back/leg/stomach muscles 颈/背/腿/胃部肌肉
facial muscles 脸部肌肉
bulging/rippling (= large and clear to see) muscles 鼓起的肌肉
He flexed his muscles (= tightened, especially his arm muscles, to make them look large and strong) so that everyone could admire them. 他将肌肉紧绷起来,这样大家就能欣赏到他的肌肉块。
These exercises build muscle and increase stamina. 这些运动能强健肌肉、增加体力。
a muscle spasm (= a sudden uncontrollable tightening movement) 肌肉痉挛
pull a muscle

to injure a muscle by stretching it too far so that it is very painful

Russell pulled a back muscle early in the game. 比赛开始没多久拉塞尔就拉伤了背部肌肉。

(Translation of “muscle noun (BODY PART)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)