sinew Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “sinew” in the English Dictionary

"sinew" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈsɪn.juː/
[C] a tendon (= ​strongpiece of ​tissue in the ​bodyconnecting a ​muscle to a ​bone) [C usually plural] a ​part of a ​structure or ​system that ​providessupport and ​holds it together: These ​steelpostsform the sinews of the ​building.
(Definition of sinew from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sinew" in American English

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sinewnoun [C usually pl]

 us   /ˈsɪn·ju/
a ​strongcord of ​musclefound in ​meat; a tendon
adjective  us   /ˈsɪn·ju·i/
lean, sinewy ​thighs
(Definition of sinew from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sinew”
in Spanish Tendón…
in Vietnamese gân…
in Malaysian urat…
in Thai เส้นเอ็น…
in Chinese (Simplified) 腱,筋肉, 支架,支柱…
in Indonesian tendon…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腱,筋肉, 支架,支柱…
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