Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary
sinew
UK | US

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
sinew /'sinju:/
  • danh từ
    • (giải phẫu) gân
    • (số nhiều) bắp thịt; sức khoẻ
      • a man of sinew: người khoẻ
    • (nghĩa bóng) sức lực, sức mạnh, nguồn tiếp sức, rường cột; tài lực vật lực
      • the sinews of war: nguồn tiếp sức chiến tranh, tài lực vật lực nuôi chiến tranh
  • ngoại động từ
    • (thơ ca) tiếp sức cho, làm rường cột cho
Concise Dictionary
sinews'sɪnjuː
noun
+a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
+possessing muscular strength

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 ligament, tendon; muscle, thew:
After the climb, I ached in every sinew.
2 Usually, sinews. strength, force, power, energy, brawn, vigour, might, stamina, vitality:
The sinews of his argument were considerably weakened by her disarming candour.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [C, U] a strong band of tissue in the body that joins a muscle to a bone
2 [usually pl.] (literary) a source of strength or power: the sinews of economic life
Idioms see STRAIN v.


Random quote: Strength to carry on despite the odds means you have faith in your own abilities and know how.: Byron Pulsifer

Latest queries: brace, footprint, catch, kneel, silly, benifit, unsubstantiated, weakness, historical, zipper, confidentiality, sorrow, drape, thus, owe, make, claim, muscular, daisy chain, sinew,

Updated: 14/03/2018: A new open-source Javascript engine/library named Howler has been employed to handle audiofile. Enjoy pronunciation!

Optional: 01/2018:Picture Dictionary

Updated: 05/06/2018:List of Academic Words

Updated: 03/2019: Learning by reading annotated text, reliable state of art and updated news