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Meaning of SYRINGE

Pronunciation:  su'rinj

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a medical instrument used to inject or withdraw fluids
  2. [v]  irrigate or spray with or as if with a syringe; "plants"
  3. [v]  spray or irrigate with a syringe, as part of the body

SYRINGE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 See Also: bulb, douche, douche bag, hypo, hypodermic, hypodermic syringe, irrigate, medical instrument, spray, water



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Syr"inge\, n. [F. seringue (cf. Pr. siringua, Sp.
    jeringa, It. sciringa, scilinga), fg. Gr. ?, ?, a pipe or
    tube; cf. Skr. svar to sound, and E. swarum. Cf. {Syringa}.]
    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.
    {Garden syringe}. See {Garden}.
  2. \Syr"inge\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Syringed}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Syringing}.]
    1. To inject by means of a syringe; as, to syringe warm water
       into a vein.
    2. To wash and clean by injection from a syringe.
Medical Dictionary
 Definition: An instrument for injecting or withdrawing liquids.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a syringe in your dream means that you need to inject more enthusiasm, fun, or determination into your life. Consider also the contents of the syringe and how it would effect you. From a Freudian perspective, the needle and its contents represents the penis and intercourse.