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Definition of Muscle


  1. An organ which, by its contraction, produces motion.
  2. The contractile tissue of which muscles are largely made up.
  3. Muscular strength or development; as, to show one's muscle by lifting a heavy weight.
  4. See Mussel.

Muscle Quotations

The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. That's what most people lack, having the guts to go on and just say they'll go through the pain no matter what happens.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous.
Carl Sagan

The function of muscle is to pull and not to push, except in the case of the genitals and the tongue.
Leonardo da Vinci

Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It's a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.
Thomas Carlyle

I could feel his muscle tissues collapse under my force. It's ludicrous these mortals even attempt to enter my realm.
Mike Tyson
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Muscle Translations

muscle in Danish is muskel
muscle in Dutch is spier
muscle in Finnish is lihas
muscle in French is muscle
muscle in German is Muskel
muscle in Italian is muscolo
muscle in Swedish is muskel

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