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Syringe vs. Plunger

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Syringenoun

A device used for injecting or drawing fluids through a membrane.

Plungernoun

A device that is used to remove blockages from the drain of a basin or tub, by suction.

Syringenoun

A device consisting of a hypodermic needle, a chamber for containing liquids, and a piston for applying pressure (to inject) or reducing pressure (to draw); a hypodermic syringe.

Plungernoun

The internal piece of a syringe that pushes out or pulls in any contents.

Syringeverb

To clean, or inject fluid, by means of a syringe.

‘Have your ears syringed! They're so dirty!’;

Plungernoun

The sliding activator of an exploder, an electrical generator used to trigger electrical detonators such as blasting caps.

Syringenoun

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.

Plungernoun

The part of a cafetière that is pushed down to remove grounds from coffee.

Syringeverb

To inject by means of a syringe; as, to syringe warm water into a vein.

Plungernoun

One who plunges; a diver.

Syringeverb

To wash and clean by injection from a syringe.

Plungernoun

A horse that plunges, or throws itself suddenly forward.

Syringenoun

a medical instrument used to inject or withdraw fluids

Plungernoun

(military) A cavalryman.

Syringeverb

spray or irrigate (a body part) with a syringe

Plungernoun

A device similar to a piston but without a mechanism; a long solid cylinder used, instead of a piston or bucket, as a forcer in pumps.

Syringe

A syringe is a simple reciprocating pump consisting of a plunger (though in modern syringes, it is actually a piston) that fits tightly within a cylindrical tube called a barrel. The plunger can be linearly pulled and pushed along the inside of the tube, allowing the syringe to take in and expel liquid or gas through a discharge orifice at the front (open) end of the tube.

Plungernoun

The moving portion of a solenoid.

Plungernoun

(pinball) The spring-loaded assembly that propels the ball onto the table.

Plungernoun

A reckless gambler.

Plungernoun

(pottery) A boiler in which clay is beaten by a wheel to a creamy consistency.

Plungernoun

(firearms) The firing pin of a breechloader.

Plungernoun

One who, or that which, plunges; a diver.

Plungernoun

A long solid cylinder, used, instead of a piston or bucket, as a forcer in pumps.

Plungernoun

One who bets heavily and recklessly on a race; a reckless speculator.

Plungernoun

A boiler in which clay is beaten by a wheel to a creamy consistence.

Plungernoun

The firing pin of a breechloader.

Plungernoun

someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains

Plungernoun

someone who dives (into water)

Plungernoun

hand tool consisting of a stick with a rubber suction cup at one end; used to clean clogged drains

Plungernoun

mechanical device that has a plunging or thrusting motion

Plunger

A plunger, force cup, plumber's friend or plumber's helper is a tool used to clear blockages in drains and pipes. It consists of a rubber suction cup attached to a stick (shaft) usually made of wood or plastic.

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