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sinew

noun uk   /ˈsɪn.juː/ us  
[C] a tendon (= strong piece of tissue in the body connecting a muscle to a bone) [C usually plural] a part of a structure or system that provides support and holds it together: These steel posts form the sinews of the building.
Translations of “sinew”
in Spanish Tendón…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腱,筋肉, 支架,支柱…
in Chinese (Simplified) 腱,筋肉, 支架,支柱…
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