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English definition of “muscle”

muscle

noun
 
 
/ˈmʌsl/
BODY [C, U] B2 one of many pieces of tissue in the body that are connected to bones and which produce movement by becoming longer or shorter: aching joints and muscles stomach/thigh muscles I think I may have pulled (= injured) a muscle.Substances and structures in the body
CONTROL [U] the ability to control or influence people: political/military musclePower to control
(Definition of muscle from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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