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(Medicine) An intense, paroxysmal, involuntary muscular contraction.
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  1. (Medicine) An intense, paroxysmal, involuntary muscular contraction.
  2. A violent, involuntary contraction or spasm of the muscles
  3. An intense, paroxysmal, involuntary muscular contraction.
(Med. --- Archaic) A sudden attack of illness, as a stroke
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  1. (Med. --- Archaic) A sudden attack of illness, as a stroke
  2. An instance of abnormal, especially excessive electrical activity in the brain, causing symptoms such as involuntary muscle movements and the loss of awareness or the ability to pay attention.
  3. A sudden episode of transient neurologic symptoms such as involuntary muscle movements, sensory disturbances and altered consciousness. A seizure is caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain, which is often diagnosed on an electroencephalogram.
(Econ.) A period of decrease in business activity
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  1. (Econ.) A period of decrease in business activity
  2. The shortening and thickening of a muscle for the purpose of exerting force on or causing movement of a body part.
  3. The shortening and thickening of a muscle fiber or a muscle in action, esp. of the uterus during labor
Spasmodic contractions of the uterus, such as those occurring during menstruation or labor, usually causing pain in the abdomen that may radiate to the lower back and thighs.
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  1. Spasmodic contractions of the uterus, such as those occurring during menstruation or labor, usually causing pain in the abdomen that may radiate to the lower back and thighs.
  2. A device for clasping or fastening things together; a clamp
  3. A metal bar bent to form a right angle at each end, for holding together blocks of stone, timbers, etc.
A sudden outburst of emotion or action:
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  1. A sudden outburst of emotion or action:
  2. A sudden outburst as of laughter, rage, or sneezing; fit; spasm
  3. A sudden attack, or intensification of the symptoms, of a disease, usually recurring periodically
A period of photographing, filming, or recording electronically, esp. away from the studio
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  1. A period of photographing, filming, or recording electronically, esp. away from the studio
  2. Action or motion like that of something shot, as of water from a hose
  3. A body of ore in a vein, usually elongated and vertical or steeply inclined
A tool for splitting wood into shingles; a frow.
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  1. A tool for splitting wood into shingles; a frow.
  2. A severe pang or spasm of pain, as in childbirth.
  3. A condition of extreme difficulty or trouble:
Find another word for spasm. In this page you can discover 9 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for spasm, like: convulsion, seizure, contraction, fit, cramp, paroxysm, shoot, throe and pain.