Definitions of muscle

  1. make one's way by force; "He muscled his way into the office" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. one of the contractile organs of the body Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way); "the senators used their muscle to get the party leader to resign" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard; "the druglord had his muscleman to protect him" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. An organ which, by its contraction, produces motion. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The contractile tissue of which muscles are largely made up. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Muscular strength or development; as, to show one's muscle by lifting a heavy weight. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. See Mussel. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. An organ of fiberlike tissue which is capable of being contracted and expanded, thus producing movement in an animal body; colloquially, the strength of such organs. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. The fleshy parts of an animal body by which it moves. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Contractile fleshy tissue of animals. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. A deep red, vascular, and highly contractile organ, consisting of fibres, or bundles of fibres, inclosed in a thin cellular membrane, by which the movements in the animal body are effected; a mussel. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. One of the organs of motion in the body-the muscles form the red fleshy portions of land animals; a shell-fish. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. A mass of contractile fibres with motorial function; the fleshy part of the body, composed of muscular tissue. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for muscle

  1. Why should they start using muscle methods now?" – The Electronic Mind Reader by John Blaine
  2. It was man's work you did there to- day for the sake of my girl and her good name- I only wish her father had the muscle to do as much for her." – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day