HyperDic: sinew

English > 2 senses of the word sinew:
NOUNbodysinew, tendona cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
attributesinew, brawn, brawniness, muscle, muscularity, heftinesspossessing muscular strength
English > sinew: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningA cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment.
Synonymtendon
Part ofmuscular structure, musculature, muscle systemThe muscular system of an organism
NarrowerAchilles tendon, tendon of AchillesA large tendon that runs from the heel to the calf
hamstring, hamstring tendonOne of the tendons at the back of the knee
Broaderconnective tissuetissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells
SubstancescollagenA fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue
Spanishtendón
Catalantendó
Adjectivessinewyconsisting of tendons or resembling a tendon
English > sinew: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningpossessing muscular strength.
Synonymsbrawn, brawniness, muscle, muscularity, heftiness
BroaderstrengthThe property of being physically or mentally strong
Spanishfuerza muscular, fuerza, músculo, nervio
Catalanforça muscular, múscul
Adjectivessinewy(of a person) possessing physical strength and weight

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