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muscle

US [ˈmʌs(ə)l]
UK ['mʌs(ə)l]
  • n.肌;肌肉;体力;权力
  • v.用力挤着前进;〈美俚〉发挥膂力
  • Web臂力;瘦肉;筋
Plural Form:muscles  Present Participle:muscling  Past Tense:muscled  
muscle
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n.
1.
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肌肉;肌a piece of body tissue that you contract and relax in order to move a particular part of the body; the tissue that forms the muscles of the body
a calf/neck/thigh muscle
小腿╱脖颈╱大腿肌肉
to pull/tear/strain a muscle
拉伤╱撕裂╱扭伤肌肉
This exercise will work the muscles of the lower back.
这样的运动可以锻炼腰部的肌肉。
He didn't move a muscle(= stood completely still) .
他一动不动地站着。
2.
[u]
体力physical strength
He's an intelligent player but lacks the muscle of older competitors.
他是个聪明的选手,但却缺乏老选手的体力。
3.
[u]
权力;威信;影响力the power and influence to make others do what you want
to exercise political/industrial/financial muscle
运用在政治╱产业╱金融界的影响力
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