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Meaning of “muscle” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
Translations of “muscle”
in Arabic عَضَلة…
in Korean 근육…
in Malaysian otot…
in French muscle…
in Turkish kas, adele, güç…
in Italian muscolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 身體部分, 肌肉…
in Russian мышца, мускул, влияние…
in Polish mięsień, wpływy…
in Vietnamese cơ bắp…
in Spanish músculo…
in Portuguese músculo…
in Thai กล้ามเนื้อ…
in German der Muskel…
in Catalan múscul…
in Japanese 筋肉…
in Indonesian otot…
in Chinese (Simplified) 身体部份, 肌肉…
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