muscle

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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
muscle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (body tissue)muscolo nm
 Shaun had huge muscles because he spent so much time working out.
 Shaun aveva dei grossi muscoli perché faceva molta palestra.
muscle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, slang (enforcers, mob) (figurato: uomo forzuto)gorilla nm
  (informale)scagnozzo nm
 The gangster brought some muscle along to help him.
 Il gangster si è portato dietro degli scagnozzi in aiuto.
muscle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal, figurative (ability to enforce) (figurato: forza)muscoli nmpl
  (figurato: forza)polso nm
 The government didn't have the muscle to enforce the law.
 Il governo non aveva il polso per applicare le leggi.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
IngleseItaliano
muscle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (muscular organ)muscolatura nf
  muscolo nm
 Greg's heart muscle was weakening in his old age.
 La muscolatura cardiaca di Greg si stava indebolendo con la vecchiaia.
muscle n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." US, informal, figurative (small car: powerful)muscle car nf
 Brian bought an old muscle car.
 Brian si è comprato una vecchia muscle car.
muscle [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (strong arm [sth])farsi largo a forza, aprirsi un varco vtr
 Kyle muscled the door open.
 Kyle si è fatto largo a forza aprendo la porta.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2019:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
cardiac muscle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (muscle in vertebrate animal)muscolo cardiaco nm
gluteal muscle,
gluteus
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
often plural (buttock muscle)muscolo gluteo nm
involuntary muscle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (muscle: contracts involuntarily)muscolo involontario nm
muscle cell nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cell found in muscle tissue)cellula muscolare nf
muscle fiber (US),
muscle fibre (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
often plural (muscular tissue)fibra muscolare nf
muscle in viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (force one's way in)farsi strada con la forza v rif
 Organized crime took over, muscling in on many different businesses.
 Il crimine organizzato prese il controllo, facendosi strada con la forza in molti settori diversi.
muscle in on [sth] vi phrasal + prep informal (get involved in, try to take over) (figurato: situazione)entrare con la forza in vi
  (figurato: situazione)imporsi con la forza su v rif
  immischiarsi in v rif
 Non mi piace come tua madre entra con forza nelle nostre discussioni.
muscle in on [sb] vi phrasal + prep informal (displace, compete with)competere con vi
 I told Jack that the project was his territory and I didn't want to muscle in on him.
 Ho detto a Jack che il progetto era suo compito e non volevo competere con lui.
muscle mass nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (density of muscular tissue)massa muscolare nf
muscle [sb] out vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (force to exit, withdraw)buttare fuori, cacciare fuori vtr
muscle pull nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (injury: strained muscle)strappo muscolare nm
muscle shirt (sleeveless T-shirt)canotta vogatore nf
muscle soreness nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (muscular pain or ache)indolenzimento nm
Nota: Spesso al plurale.
 If you experience muscle soreness during exercise, it is time to stop.
 Se ti viene un indolenzimento durante l'esercizio, è ora di smettere.
muscle tear nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (injury: torn muscle)strappo muscolare nm
muscle tissue nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cell tissue that muscles are made of)tessuto muscolare nm
musclebound,
muscle-bound
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(of very muscular physique)muscoloso agg
myocyte nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. formal (biology: muscle cell)miocita nm
pectoral muscle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (muscle of the chest)muscoli pettorali, pettorali nmpl
 You can build up your pectoral muscles with weight training.
 Con un po' di sollevamento pesi si possono sviluppare i pettorali.
pull a muscle v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (muscle: injure by overstretching)stirare un muscolo vtr
pulled muscle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (injury: strain)strappo muscolare nm
 I have a pulled muscle in my neck, so it hurts to move my head.
 Ho uno strappo muscolare sul collo e mi fa male muovere la testa.
smooth muscle (anatomy)muscolo liscio nm
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