Meaning of MUSCLE in English

I. noun Usage: often attributive see: mouse Date: 14th century 1. a body tissue consisting of long cells that contract when stimulated and produce motion, an organ that is essentially a mass of ~ tissue attached at either end to a fixed point and that by contracting moves or checks the movement of a body part, 2. muscular strength ; brawn , effective strength ; power , II. verb (~d; muscling) Date: 1913 transitive verb to move or force by or as if by muscular effort , intransitive verb to make one's way by brute strength or by force

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