any of numerous beelike or wasplike flies of the family Syrphidae that feed on the nectar and pollen of flowers and have larvae that feed on decaying vegetation or prey on aphids.
[sur-tis] /ˈsɜr tɪs/ noun 1. an area in the northern hemisphere and near the equator of Mars, appearing as a dark region when viewed telescopically from the earth. Syrtis Major /ˈsɜːtɪs/ noun 1. a conspicuous dark region visible in the N hemisphere of Mars
noun 1. any of various thick, sweet liquids prepared for table use from molasses, glucose, etc., water, and often a flavoring agent. 2. any of various preparations consisting of fruit juices, water, etc., boiled with sugar: raspberry syrup. 3. Pharmacology. a concentrated sugar solution that contains medication or flavoring. 4. simple syrup. verb (used with […]
noun, Pharmacology. 1. ipecac syrup. ipecac syrup noun, Pharmacology. 1. a preparation containing ipecac in a syrupy medium, used as an emetic.
adjective 1. having the appearance or quality of syrup; thick or sweet: syrupy coffee. 2. sentimental or saccharine; mawkish: a syrupy manner; a syrupy poem. adjective 1. (of a liquid) thick or sweet 2. cloyingly sentimental: a syrupy version of the Blue Danube