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Definition of "muscles" []

  • A tissue composed of bundles of elongated cells capable of contraction and relaxation to produce movement in an organ or part (noun)
  • An organ composed of muscle tissue (noun)
  • Strength or force (noun)
  • To force one's way (in) (verb)
  • Plural form of muscle. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of muscle. (verb)

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Use "muscles" in a sentence
  • "The _fibres_ of muscles exist previously in full perfection, in the bread we eat; and when you make little round pills of the crumbs at your side, it is composed of fibres stolen from your muscles which enable the particles to stick together; and I say _stolen from your muscles_, because they are the _gluten_ which you ought to have eaten."
  • "FLATOW: And the fact that you're losing the weight from your muscles is alarming, I would think."
  • "For instance, I wouldn't have expected an hour on a jet ski to be particularly strenuous (and it was crazy fun), but the next day I had aches in muscles that felt like they hadn't been used in years."