verb (used with object), sy·ringed, sy·ring·ing.
Origin of syringe
Examples from the Web for syringe
Despairing, Brody picks up the syringe the doctor has left for him—and injects the heroin the doctor left alongside it.Damian Lewis Spills On ‘Homeland’s’ Shocking Plot Twist and Brody’s Return|Andrew Romano|October 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They studied the packages carefully, searching for syringe marks or suspicious powders.
A man was restraining him from behind while, to his horror, he said, he saw another leaning in to jab a syringe into his arm.Egypt’s Vanished: Victims of State Security Force Kidnappings?|Alastair Beach|September 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Several men rush to be the first to make a dollar selling her a syringe.
Seventeen years after the idea first dawned on him, Koska sold his first syringe.
The syringe is made of glass, and has a solid glass piston; the needle of platino-iridium should be 5 cm.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
It is obtained from the milky juice of various trees and plants, especially from the syringe tree, of Cayenne.The Reason Why|Anonymous
Useful as is the syringe when needed, nothing could be much worse than becoming dependent upon it.Plain Facts for Old and Young|John Harvey Kellogg
The syringe to be used several times a-day in clear, mild weather as soon as the fruit is set.In-Door Gardening for Every Week in the Year|William Keane
Then pull it gently by the string and syringe yourself with a quart or two of warm water.Private Sex Advice to Women|R. B. Armitage
British Dictionary definitions for syringe
Word Origin for syringe
Word Origin and History for syringe
early 15c., from Late Latin syringa, from Greek syringa, accusative of syrinx "tube, hole, channel, shepherd's pipe," related to syrizein "to pipe, whistle, hiss," from PIE root *swer- (see susurration). Originally a catheter for irrigating wounds, the application to hypodermic needles is from 1884.