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Engelsk navneord: muscle

1. muscle (i anatomi) one of the contractile organs of the body


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)musculus


Mindre specifikke termercontractile organ, contractor


Mere specifikke termeranatomical sphincter, antagonistic muscle, eye muscle, involuntary muscle, levator, ocular muscle, pronator, rectus, skeletal muscle, smooth muscle, sphincter, sphincter muscle, striated muscle, supinator, tensor


Omfatter disse specifikke termermuscle cell, muscle fiber, muscle fibre

2. muscle (i anatomi) animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)muscular tissue


Mindre specifikke termeranimal tissue


Mere specifikke termercardiac muscle, heart muscle, smooth muscle, striated muscle tissue


Omfatter disse overordnede termermuscle system, muscular structure, musculature


Indenfor samme emneområdetone, tonicity, tonus

3. muscle (om person) a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe drug lord had his muscleman to protect him.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)muscleman


Mindre specifikke termerbully, hooligan, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, tough, yob, yobbo, yobo

4. muscle (om egenskab) authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe senators used their muscle to get the party leader to resign.


Mindre specifikke termerauthorisation, authority, authorization, dominance, potency, say-so

5. muscle (om egenskab) possessing muscular strength


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)brawn, brawniness, heftiness, muscularity, sinew


Mindre specifikke termerstrength


Engelsk udsagnsord: muscle

1. muscle (om bevægelse) make one's way by force


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe muscled his way into the office.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termergo across, go through, pass









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