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  • English Word Syringing Definition of Syringe
  • English Word Syringocoele Definition The central canal of the spinal cord.
  • English Word Syringotome Definition A small blunt-pointed bistoury, -- used in syringotomy.
  • English Word Syringotomy Definition The operation of cutting for anal fistula.
  • English Word Syrinx Definition A wind instrument made of reeds tied together; -- called also pandean pipes.
  • English Word Syrinx Definition The lower larynx in birds.
  • English Word Syrma Definition A long dress, trailing on the floor, worn by tragic actors in Greek and Roman theaters.
  • English Word Syrphian Definition Of or pertaining to the syrphus flies.
  • English Word Syrphian Definition A syrphus fly.
  • English Word Syrphus fly Definition Any one of numerous species of dipterous flies of the genus Syrphus and allied genera. They are usually bright-colored, with yellow bands, and hover around plants. The larvae feed upon plant lice, and are, therefore, very beneficial to agriculture.
  • English Word Syrt Definition A quicksand; a bog.
  • English Word Syrtes Definition of Syrtis
  • English Word Syrtic Definition Of or pertaining to a syrt; resembling syrt, or quicksand.
  • English Word Syrtis Definition A quicksand.
  • English Word Syrup Definition Alt. of Syrupy
  • English Word Syrup Definition A thick and viscid liquid made from the juice of fruits, herbs, etc., boiled with sugar.
  • English Word Syrup Definition A thick and viscid saccharine solution of superior quality (as sugarhouse sirup or molasses, maple sirup); specifically, in pharmacy and often in cookery, a saturated solution of sugar and water (simple sirup), or such a solution flavored or medicated.
  • English Word Syruped Definition Moistened, covered, or sweetened with sirup, or sweet juice.
  • English Word Syrupy Definition Like sirup, or partaking of its qualities.
  • English Word Syrupy Definition Same as Sirup, Sirupy.
  • English Word Syssarcosis Definition The junction of bones by intervening muscles.
  • English Word Systaltic Definition Capable of, or taking place by, alternate contraction and dilatation; as, the systaltic action of the heart.
  • English Word Systasis Definition A political union, confederation, or league.
  • English Word System Definition An assemblage of objects arranged in regular subordination, or after some distinct method, usually logical or scientific; a complete whole of objects related by some common law, principle, or end; a complete exhibition of essential principles or facts, arranged in a rational dependence or connection; a regular union of principles or parts forming one entire thing; as, a system of philosophy; a system of government; a system of divinity; a system of botany or chemistry; a military system; the solar system.
  • English Word System Definition Hence, the whole scheme of created things regarded as forming one complete plan of whole; the universe.
  • English Word System Definition Regular method or order; formal arrangement; plan; as, to have a system in one's business.
  • English Word System Definition The collection of staves which form a full score. See Score, n.
  • English Word System Definition An assemblage of parts or organs, either in animal or plant, essential to the performance of some particular function or functions which as a rule are of greater complexity than those manifested by a single organ; as, the capillary system, the muscular system, the digestive system, etc.; hence, the whole body as a functional unity.
  • English Word System Definition One of the stellate or irregular clusters of intimately united zooids which are imbedded in, or scattered over, the surface of the common tissue of many compound ascidians.
  • English Word Systematic Definition Alt. of Systematical