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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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