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syringe

noun [C] uk   /sɪˈrɪndʒ/ us  
a hollow, cylinder-shaped piece of equipment used for sucking liquid out of something or pushing liquid into something, especially one with a needle that can be put under the skin and used to inject drugs, remove small amounts of blood, etc.

syringe

verb [T] uk   /sɪˈrɪndʒ/ us  
to clean the inside of the ears by pushing water into them and then sucking it out of them using a syringe
Translations of “syringe”
in Korean 주사기…
in Arabic حُقْنة…
in French seringue…
in Turkish şırınga, enjektör…
in Italian siringa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 注射器,注射筒…
in Russian шприц…
in Polish strzykawka…
in Spanish jeringa…
in Portuguese seringa…
in German die Spritze…
in Catalan xeringa…
in Japanese 注射器…
in Chinese (Simplified) 注射器,注射筒…
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