spasm


Definition: Meaning of, spasm in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈspaz(ə)m /

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spasm spasms
  1. [uncountable and countable] an occasion when your muscles suddenly become tight, causing you pain
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  2. spasm of grief/laughter/coughing etc a sudden strong feeling or reaction that you have for a short period of time
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  • muscle spasm (noun)
    1. a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
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