Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. L. musculus, a muscle, a little mouse, dim. of mus, a mouse. See Mouse, and cf. sense 3 (below)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. muxle; Ger. muschel, Fr. moule; all from L. musculus.
Doing an ordinary day's work, for eighty days, this mass of muscle would be wholly oxidised.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
Just a few little instants of struggle, and then exhaustion, if indeed the icy waters did not paralyze his muscles.
"The Snowshoe Trail" by Edison Marshall
He moved a little in his blanket, tested his muscles and found them all flexible.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Sheila dropped on the couch with a satisfied sigh, stretching her arms above her head, her hands clasped, every muscle of her relaxing.
"Desert Conquest" by A. M. Chisholm
He went boldly, though his muscles were tensed and his eyes alert for surprises.
"'Drag' Harlan" by Charles Alden Seltzer
Under the simple lines of his uniform one apprehended the ripple and play of unclogged muscles.
"The Woman from Outside" by Hulbert Footner
The persecution began a little timidly, for even Tommy could not be insensible to the latent power of those muscles and fangs.
"Frank of Freedom Hill" by Samuel A. Derieux
All his nerves and muscles were tense and drawn.
"The Riflemen of the Ohio" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The way Nagger trembled in every muscle showed his feelings.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Campfire Stories" by Various
The muscles of the bronco's legs stood out as it leaned forward and scratched for a foothold.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
The flesh of his body;
Wind, sun, earth
In him, possessing him.
"Ode To Walt Whitman" by Stephen Vincent Benet
Hounds, whose voices could give warning
From far moors of stags at bay,
Quiver in each iron muscle,
Howl, impatient of delay.
"Loch Buy" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
I was athletic in my way
And on my muscle went it strong,
And stood to fight or ran to play,
Regardless of the right or wrong.
"Youthful Reminiscences" by David John Scott
This lady of the luting tongue,
The flash in darkness, billow's grace,
For thee the worship; for the young
In muscle the embrace.
"The Last Contention" by George Meredith
An' never man or woman saw
That airm o' his laid bare;
But weel they ken'd that the bane was black,
An' nae flesh or muscle there.
"The Weary Weird" by Alexander Anderson
And in a French orchard lies whatever is left
Of my friend, Gordon Rennie, whose courage would toughen
The muscle of resolution; he laughed
At death's serious face, but once too often.
"An Old Lament Renewed" by Vernon Scannell
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It only took me about a minute to scramble up the 20-foot wall, but by the top, my muscles, mind, and nerves were all quivering — my muscles because climbing straight up with arms and legs on tiny pegs gets your blood immediately surging.
Visual Arts Picasso drew and painted plenty of sphincters in his perverse erotic fantasias, but the necessary but generally unglamorous muscle doesn't get a lot of face time in fine art—not even in nudes.
West Coast Muscle Car Club Show 2011.
West Coast Muscle Car Club Show at Ave Maria.
Hand Sanitizer May Impair Muscle Contraction .
Boston arts institutions flexed their muscles in 2011.
Women's Magazine: Flexing Our Activist Muscles.
Faithful flexing muscles before Election Day.
Citigroup's CEO Switch: Is Chairman Michael O'Neill Flexing His Muscle.
Women flexing their political muscles.
Cokie & Steven V Roberts: Women flexing their muscles.
Flexing the Wrong Muscles.
Women are flexing their political muscle.
Pac-12 rundown for Monday: Look who's flexing its muscle, UCLA and Oregon State in the resurgent Pac-12.
It does not require much muscle strength but it does need a high degree of muscle coordination.
Music in Terms of Science
Physically ǫ(e, g )−1 determines the refractory time period of this model of ventricular muscle.
Spiral Turbulence: From the Oxidation of CO on Pt(110) to Ventricular Fibrillation
Dystrophin is a large, rod-like cytoskeletal protein which is found at the inner surface of muscle ﬁbers.
Determinative degree and nucleotide sequence analysis by trianders
An interesting observation is that there seems to be a kind of a natural background oscillations of the muscles at constant-force contractions.
Review of Nonlinear Methods and Modelling
Basmajian & de Luca notes later that this phenomenon may perhaps be related to another property of the muscle.
Review of Nonlinear Methods and Modelling