Translation of "muscle" - English-Spanish dictionary


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

leg muscles

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


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

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)