Translation of "muscle" - English-Spanish dictionary
muscle noun /ˈmasl/
› (anatomy) any of the bundles of fibres/fibers in the body which, by contracting or relaxing, cause movement of the body
He has well-developed muscles in his arms. muscular /ˈmaskjulə/ adjective › of, or relating to, muscle(s)
great muscular strength. › having well-developed muscles; strong
She is tall and muscular. musculature /ˈmaskjulətʃə/ noun › (anatomy) the system of muscles in the body or part of the body
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
The large firms have muscled in on all the important contracts.