Definición de syringe en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /sɪˈrɪn(d)ʒ/
Pronunciación: /ˈsɪrɪn(d)ʒ/


Imagen de syringe
1A tube with a nozzle and piston or bulb for sucking in and ejecting liquid in a thin stream, used for cleaning wounds or body cavities, or fitted with a hollow needle for injecting or withdrawing fluids.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Injections were given using glass syringes with reusable steel needles.
  • This is performed under general or spinal anaesthetic and some marrow is removed from your own or a donor's hip bone using a syringe and needle.
  • Some countries may be suspicious of syringes and needles carried by a traveler.
1.1A device similar to a syringe used in gardening or cooking.

verbo (syringes, syringing, syringed)

[with object]
1Clean (the ear, a wound, etc.) by spraying liquid from a syringe: I had my ears syringed
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Impacted cerumen (ear wax) causes problems for some 2.3 million people in the UK, leading to about four million ears being syringed each year.
  • The most common clinical practice is ear syringing, which is limited by patient tolerance and complications.
  • He and his colleagues studied the effect of ear syringing on hearing.
1.1Spray liquid over (plants) with a syringe: syringe the leaves frequently during warm weather
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Reduced mowing frequency, light frequent syringing, and bi-weekly applications of starter fertilizer will all enhance seed establishment.
  • It has held up well in the heat and we have not had to send guys around syringing.
  • Watering is still limited to the hours of 5 p.m. and 10 a.m., but hand watering and syringing is allowed during the day.


Late Middle English: from medieval Latin syringa, from syrinx (see syrinx).

Palabras que riman con syringe

binge, cringe, fringe, hinge, impinge, singe, springe, swinge, tinge, twinge, whinge

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Saltos de línea: syr|inge

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