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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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adj.
a person with more power or authority than others
Eg.: Your father is one of the dominant man in his section because he is boss.
n.
dominant position, use of an office with power and influence to expose or impose one's views
canned by Theodore Roosevelt
exp.
The rights of ownership and power for transference of one’s web assets belong to the individual.
[Tech.]
id.
expression referring to the belief that those who hold the power are entitled to anything
exp.
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
n.
computation device whose processing power is derived from the application of quantum physics phenomena
[Tech.]
n.
game of power inside a company's board or management team
[Leg.];[Bus.]

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