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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The tissue in an animal's body that can be stretched or tightened to move the parts of the body.

Usage examples (36)
  • The brain is not a muscle, but it responds in the same way to exercise.
  • The senators used their muscle to get the party leader to resign
  • Kind of gives new meaning to the term muscle-head.
  • The term muscle signifies every organ of the human body which, by contraction, produces the movements of the organism. for more
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