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muscle

  

      n  
1    a tissue composed of bundles of elongated cells capable of contraction and relaxation to produce movement in an organ or part  
2    an organ composed of muscle tissue  
3    strength or force  
      vb  
4    intr; often foll by: in, on, etc.  
Informal   to force one's way (in)  
     (C16: from medical Latin musculus little mouse, from the imagined resemblance of some muscles to mice, from Latin mus mouse)  
  muscly      adj  


muscle-bound  
      adj  
1    having overdeveloped and inelastic muscles  
2    lacking flexibility  
muscle fibre  
      n   any of the numerous elongated contractile cells that contain many nuclei and make up striated muscle  
muscle sense  
      n      another name for       kinaesthesia  
pectoral muscle  
      n   either of two large chest muscles (pectoralis major and pectoralis minor), that assist in movements of the shoulder and upper arm  
smooth muscle  
      n   muscle that is capable of slow rhythmic involuntary contractions: occurs in the walls of the blood vessels, alimentary canal, etc.  
   Compare       striped muscle  
     (so called because there is no cross-banding on the muscle)  
striped muscle   , striated muscle  
      n   a type of contractile tissue that is marked by transverse striations; it is concerned with moving skeletal parts to which it is usually attached  
   Compare       smooth muscle  
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n.
dispatcher in EMS Control Center
n.
1 Writen Rule Legislation 2 Stabilization control
Care!!! Double meaning giving mistraductions
exp.
go crazy; get angry; lose self-control
E.g.: I will lose it if we keep listening to this song.
v.
[subj: poiicemen] to herd [demonstrators] into a compact group in order to control their movements
exp.
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
prep.
Actual hold (complete or partial control) of digital assets with or without lawful title
[Tech.];[Leg.] hold of digital assets in cyberspace
n.
distributed control system; a control system for a process or plant, wherein control elements are distributed throughout the system
chemical plants, petrochemical (oil) and refineries, boiler controls and power plant systems, nuclear power plants, environmental control systems etc.

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