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muscles, plural;
  1. Move (an object) in a particular direction by using one's physical strength
    • - they were muscling baggage into the hold of the plane
  2. Coerce by violence or by economic or political pressure
    • - he was eventually muscled out of business
  1. A band or bundle of fibrous tissue in a human or animal body that has the ability to contract, producing movement in or maintaining the position of parts of the body
    • - the calf muscle
    • - the sheet of muscle between the abdomen and chest
  2. Such a band or bundle of tissue when well developed or prominently visible under the skin
    • - showing off our muscles to prove how strong we were
  3. Physical power; strength
    • - he had muscle but no brains
  4. A person or people exhibiting such power or strength
    • - an ex-marine of enormous proportions who'd been brought along as muscle
  5. Power or influence, esp. in a commercial or political context
    • - he had enough muscle and resources to hold his position on the council

  1. one of the contractile organs of the body
  2. make one's way by force; "He muscled his way into the office"
  3. animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
  4. muscleman: a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard; "the drug lord had his muscleman to protect him"
  5. authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way); "the senators used their muscle to get the party leader to resign"
  6. brawn: possessing muscular strength
  7. Muscle (from Latin musculus, diminutive of mus "mouse") is the contractile tissue of animals and is derived from the mesodermal layer of embryonic germ cells. Muscle cells contain contractile filaments that move past each other and change the size of the cell. ...
  8. Muscle is a comedy television series from the United States which aired on The WB in 1995. It was set inside the fictional Survival Gym in New York City. It was a parody of prime time soap operas of the 1990s.
  9. (MUSCLEs) M.U.S.C.L.E., (Millions of Unusual Small Creatures Lurking Everywhere), was a toyline of 2-inch tall monochromatic PVC gum wrestling figures produced in the United States from 1985 to 1988. The story involved intergalactic wrestlers fighting for supremacy of the universe. ...
  10. (Muscles (album)) Muscles is the debut solo album by hip hop musician, Mele Mel, despite being involved in the rap music industry since 1978. The album was released January 23, 2007 for Power House Entertainment and was produced by Mele Mel and Frank G. ...
  11. (Muscles (musician)) Muscles is an Australian electronica musician. His new single 'Girl Crazy Go' will be released October 2010 with a 5 song EP entitled 'Younger & Immature'. Muscles' debut album Guns Babes Lemonade was released in Australia on 29 September 2007. ...
  12. (Muscles (song)) "Muscles" is a 1982 soul single written and produced by Michael Jackson and performed by American R&B/soul singer Diana Ross.
  13. A contractile form of tissue which animals use to effect movement; An organ composed of muscle tissue; Strength; Hired strongmen or bodyguards; To use force to make progress, especially physical force
  14. (Muscles) Myalgia, muscular liain, tenderness in the muscles.
  15. (Muscles) Soft tissues that provide strength and assist with motor ability, or movement. Spinal muscles support your spine as it bends and flexes.
  16. (MUSCLES) the tissue in the bodies of people and animals which can be tightened or let loose and make the body move
  17. (Muscles (Anatomy)) Oysters and muscles are tasty shellfish.
  18. (Muscles) Strength. You have the power to overcome emotional sorrow but beware of new friendships.
  19. (Muscles) Tissues within the body which provide power and strength. They also help to keep the body upright and enable it to perform a wide range of movements, e.g. lifting an object.
  20. (Muscles) We have lots of muscles in our body – some are very small, others are very big. Muscles work by contracting (squeezing tight) and relaxing to make things move.
  21. (muscles) Organs, which by contraction and relaxation, produce the movements of limbs and certain other organs.
  22. Muscles are tissues composed of fibers that contract, allowing body parts to move. One of the most important shoulder muscles is the supraspinatus muscle — one of four rotator cuff muscles.
  23. (Muscular) Here a direct attack is made on a muscle, which will contract. Examples include: (I) a punch to the solar plexus, which impacts the diaphragm and thus affects the person's breathing ('getting the wind knocked out of you'); and (II) an attack to the outer thigh, which could cause the ...
  24. (Muscular) A big, bold, and fruitful flavor quality.
  25. (Muscular) A descriptor for a wine, almost always red, that's vigorous, full-bodied and powerful.