a flashy sports car with a large, powerful engine; a hot rod.
A powerful car, esp one admired by teenagers: Chrysler’s hot-selling Viper muscle car is $50,000/ the Sacramento Valley is ”car country,” where blue-collar kids drive ”muscle cars” (old Pontiacs, newish Corvettes if they’re making money) and are slurred as ”the Camaro crowd”/ The undercover cops had a sporty muscle car. It was mean. It was fast. It was cool (1980s+)
[dis-mawr-fee-uh] /dɪsˈmɔr fi ə/ noun 1. a mental disorder primarily affecting males, characterized by obsessions about a perceived lack of muscularity, leading to compulsive exercising, use of anabolic steroids, etc. Compare . noun a mental disorder characterized by a normal person’s obsession with an imagined defect in physical appearance; also called dysmorphophobia , bigorexia , […]
[muhs-uh l] /ˈmʌs əl/ noun 1. a tissue composed of cells or fibers, the contraction of which produces movement in the body. 2. an organ, composed of muscle tissue, that contracts to produce a particular movement. 3. muscular strength; brawn: It will take a great deal of muscle to move this box. 4. power or […]
noun 1. one of the structural cells of a muscle. muscle fiber n. A cylindrical multinucleate cell composed of myofibrils that contract when stimulated.
- Muscle fibre
noun 1. any of the numerous elongated contractile cells that make up striated muscle