"syringe" Definition

  1. n. A kind of small hand-pump for throwing a stream of liquid, or for purposes of aspiration. It consists of a small cylindrical barrel and piston, or a bulb of soft elastic material, with or without valves, and with a nozzle which is sometimes at the end of a flexible tube; -- used for injecting animal bodies, cleansing wounds, etc.
  2. v. t. To inject by means of a syringe; as, to syringe warm water into a vein.
  3. v. t. To wash and clean by injection from a syringe.

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Position in dictionary: 98400 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., v. t., v. t.,
Words that start with "syringe": 4
Words that end with "syringe": 1
Words that contain "syringe": 4
Next words in dictionary: syringeal, syringed, syringes, syringin, syringing, syringocoele, syringotome, syringotomy, syrinx, syrma
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English Dictionary Definition of syringe

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