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ejection

Noun

1 the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting [syn: expulsion, projection, forcing out]
2 the act of forcing out someone or something; "the ejection of troublemakers by the police"; "the child's expulsion from school" [syn: exclusion, expulsion, riddance]

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English

Etymology

< ejectus (past participle of eicere).

Noun

  1. The act of ejecting.

Extensive Definition

Ejection and ejecting can refer to the following:

Accidents and Safety

  • Ejection seat, safety device typically used to escape an aircraft in-flight
  • To be forcefully thrown from a moving vehicle, such as in a car accident

Sports

  • Ejection (sports), the act of removing a player or team official from a game, usually for misconduct or other rules violation or for fighting.

Medicine and Science

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