toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

tendon
used in Fahrenheit 451

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle to bone
  • Music bombarded him at such an immense volume that his bones were almost shaken from their tendons; he felt his jaw vibrate, his eyes wobble in his head.
    p. 42.4
  • He felt so suddenly shocked by this that he felt Faber was really dead, baked like a roach in that small green capsule shoved and lost in the pocket of a man who was now nothing but a frame skeleton strung with asphalt tendons.
    p. 117.7

There are no more uses of "tendon" in Fahrenheit 451.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®Wikipedia ArticlePictures — Google Images®