Significado de “muscle” - en el Diccionario Inglés

muscle en inglés británico

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musclenoun

uk /ˈmʌs.əl/ us /ˈmʌs.əl/

muscle noun (BODY PART)

B2 [ C or U ] one of many tissues in the body that can tighten and relax to produce movement:

neck/back/leg/stomach muscles
facial muscles
bulging/rippling (= large and clear to see) muscles
He flexed his muscles (= tightened them to make them look large and strong) so that everyone could admire them.
These exercises build muscle and increase stamina.
pull a muscle

C1 to injure a muscle by stretching it too far so that it is very painful:

Russell pulled a back muscle early in the game.

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(Definición de muscle del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

muscle en inglés americano

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musclenoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈmʌs·əl/

biology a mass of tissue in the body, often attached to bones, that can tighten and relax to produce movement

Muscle is also the power to do things or to make people behave in a certain way:

[ U ] Republicans are flexing some political muscle.

muscleverb [ always + adv/prep ]

us /ˈmʌs·əl/

to force your way into a place or situation:

[ T ] Starks muscled his way to the basket.
[ I ] Amanda muscled in on our meeting.

(Definición de muscle del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

muscle en inglés de negocios

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musclenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈmʌsl/ us informal

the power to do difficult things or to make people behave in a certain way:

We do have the financial muscle to compete effectively in this market.

(Definición de muscle del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)