Translation of "muscle" - English-Spanish dictionary

muscle

noun uk /ˈmʌs·l/ us /ˈmʌs·əl/

one of many parts in the body that are connected to your bones and help you to move

músculo
leg muscles

(Translation of “muscle” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

muscle

noun /ˈmasl/

(anatomy) any of the bundles of fibres/fibers in the body which, by contracting or relaxing, cause movement of the body

músculo
He has well-developed muscles in his arms.
muscular /ˈmaskjulə/ adjective

of, or relating to, muscle(s)

muscular
great muscular strength.

having well-developed muscles; strong

musculoso
She is tall and muscular.
musculature /ˈmaskjulətʃə/ noun

(anatomy) the system of muscles in the body or part of the body

musculatura
the human musculature
the musculature of the heart.
muscle in phrasal verb (often with on)

to gain entry, or gain a share of something by force

entrometerse, inmiscuirse
The large firms have muscled in on all the important contracts.

(Translation of “muscle” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)