Mus´cle   Pronunciation: mŭs´'l
n.1.(Anat.) An organ which, by its contraction, produces motion.
2.Muscular strength or development; as, to show one's muscle by lifting a heavy weight.
3.(Zool.) See Mussel.
4.An essential part of something; as, budget cuts have gone beyond the fat and are cutting into the muscle of the government.
5.Bodyguards or other persons hired to provide protection or commit violence; as, he doesn't go out without his muscle along.
Muscle curve
(Physiol.) contraction curve of a muscle; a myogram; the curve inscribed, upon a prepared surface, by means of a myograph when acted upon by a contracting muscle. The character of the curve represents the extent of the contraction.
v. t.1.To compel by threat of force; as, they muscled the shopkeeper into paying protection money.
2.To moved by human force; as, to muscle the piano onto the truck.
Noun1.Musclemuscle - one of the contractile organs of the body
Synonyms: musculus
2.muscle - animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
Synonyms: muscular tissue
3.Musclemuscle - a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard; "the druglord had his muscleman to protect him"
Synonyms: muscleman
4.muscle - authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way); "the senators used their muscle to get the party leader to resign"
5.muscle - muscular strength
Synonyms: brawn, sinew
Verb1.muscle - make one's way by force; "He muscled his way into the office"
To dream that you have well-developed muscles, forewarns of a strange encounter with your rivals in which you will come out the winner. To dream that your muscles have shrunk, signifies your hardships and your inability to succeed in your current projects.adductor, arm, beef, beefiness, biceps, brawniness, buccinator, effort, elasticity, elbow grease, endeavor, energy, exert strength, exertion, gemellus, gluteus maximus, hard pull, heftiness, huskiness, infraspinatus, intercostal, involuntary muscle, latissimus dorsi, levator, long pull, masseter, mentalis, might, might and main, musculature, mylohyoid, nasalis, nerve and sinew, oblique, occipitalis, omohyoid, pains, pectineus, pectoralis, peroneus, physique, potency, sinew, sinewiness, sinews, sphincter, strong arm, strong-arm, tensor, thew, thewiness, thews, tone, trapezius, triceps, trouble, use force, voluntary muscle
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