muscular
adjective Date: 1678 1. a. of, relating to, or constituting muscle b. of, relating to, or performed by the muscles 2. having well-developed musculature 3. a. of or relating to physical strength ; brawny b. having strength of expression or character ; vigorous <
muscular prose
>
c. characterized by forcefulness or resolve <
muscular foreign policy
>
d. full-bodied <
muscular wines
>
muscularity nounmuscularly adverb

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  • Muscular — Mus cu*lar, a. [Cf. F. musculaire. See {Muscle}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a muscle, or to a system of muscles; consisting of, or constituting, a muscle or muscles; as, muscular fiber. [1913 Webster] Great muscular strength, accompanied by much… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • muscular — verbo intransitivo,tr.,prnl. 1. Adquirir (una persona) volumen o fuerza muscular en [una parte del cuerpo]: Un amigo le aconsejó muscular se porque estaba muy delgado. Todas las tardes en el gimnasio hace ejercicios para muscular el abdomen.… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • muscular — MUSCULÁR, Ă, musculari, e, adj. Care aparţine muşchilor2 (1), privitor la muşchi2. [var.: muşchiulár, ă adj.] – Din fr. musculaire. Trimis de ana zecheru, 14.11.2006. Sursa: DEX 98  musculár adj. m., pl. musculári; …   Dicționar Român

  • muscular — (adj.) 1680s, pertaining to muscles, from L. musculus (see MUSCLE (Cf. muscle) (n.)) + AR (Cf. ar). Earlier in same sense was musculous (early 15c.). Meaning having well developed muscles is from 1736. Muscular Christianity (1857) is originally… …   Etymology dictionary

  • muscular — muscular, brawny, sinewy, athletic, burly, husky are applied to persons in the sense of strong and powerful in build or physique. Muscular implies well developed, but not overdeveloped, muscles and, usually, a stalwart build {hard exercise . ..… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • muscular — Se conjuga como: amar Infinitivo: Gerundio: Participio: muscular musculando musculado     Indicativo   presente imperfecto pretérito futuro condicional yo tú él, ella, Ud. nosotros vosotros ellos, ellas, Uds. musculo musculas muscula musculamos… …   Wordreference Spanish Conjugations Dictionary

  • Muscular — (v. lat.), die Muskeln betreffend, in Bewegung setzend; daher Muscularität (Muscularkraft), das selbständige, den Muskeln zuständige Vermögen. Muscularunruhe (Convulsibilität), eine allgemeine Neigung zum Verziehen u. zu lebhafter Bewegung der… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Muscular — Muscular, die Muskeln betreffend; M. ität, Muskelkraft …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • muscular — 1. relativo o perteneciente al músculo. 2. característico de una musculatura bien desarrollada. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • muscular — index powerful Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • muscular — adj. 2 g. 1. Relativo a músculo. 2. Constituído por músculo.   ‣ Etimologia: músculo + ar …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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