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muscle contraction

contract
a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
muscle
one of the contractile organs of the body
contraction
(physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)
contract
make smaller
muscle
make one's way by force
muscle-bound
having stiff muscles as the result of excessive exercise
muscle
authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way)
contractable
(of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
muscle
a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard
contract
a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid
contract
engage by written agreement
contraction
a word formed from two or more words by omitting or combining some sounds
contraction
the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
muscle
animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
muscle
muscular strength
contract
be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
contract
compress or concentrate
contract
(contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
muscle-builder
someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculature
contracted
reduced in size or pulled together
contract
become smaller or draw together
contraction
the act of decreasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
contracting
becoming infected
contract
enter into a contractual arrangement
contract
squeeze or press together
contract
make or become more narrow or restricted
contract
reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
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