eject

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v eject eliminate (a substance) "combustion products are exhausted in the engine","the plant releases a gas"
    • v eject cause to come out in a squirt "the boy squirted water at his little sister"
    • v eject put out or expel from a place "The unruly student was excluded from the game"
    • v eject leave an aircraft rapidly, using an ejection seat or capsule
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: At Jack Russell Stadium in Clearwater, Florida, on June 26, 1985, organist Wilbur Snapp played "Three Blind Mice" following a call by umpire Keith O'Connor. The umpire was not amused, and saw to it that Mr. Snapp was ejected from the game.
    • n Eject (Philos) An object that is a conscious or living object, and hence not a direct object, but an inferred object or act of a subject, not myself; -- a term invented by W. K. Clifford.
    • Eject (Law) To cast out; to evict; to dispossess; as, to eject tenants from an estate.
    • Eject To expel; to dismiss; to cast forth; to thrust or drive out; to discharge; as, to eject a person from a room; to eject a traitor from the country; to eject words from the language. "Eyes ejecting flame."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Dragonfly larvae develop under the water and eject water from their anus to propel them for short distances
    • eject To throw out; cast forth; thrust out; discharge; drive away or expel.
    • eject Specifically To dismiss, as from office, occupancy, or ownership; turn out: as, to eject an unfaithful officer; to eject a tenant.
    • eject Synonyms To emit, extrude.
    • eject To oust, dislodge.
    • n eject That which is ejected; specifically, in philosophy, a reality whose existence is inferred, but which is outside of, and from its nature inaccessible to, the consciousness of the one making the inference: thus, the consciousness of one individual is an eject to the consciousness of any other.
    • n eject In projective geometry, the figure composed of straights and planes made in projecting the. original.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In the mall, the fat sheriff with the shotgun fires at the spiders. When the ejected casings hit the ground, they make a metallic "chink" noise. Shotgun casings are made of plastic.
    • v.t Eject e-jekt′ to cast out: to dismiss: to dispossess of: to expel
    • ns Eject a coinage of Prof. Clifford for an inferred existence, a thing thrown out of one's own consciousness, as distinguished from object, a thing presented in one's consciousness
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. ejectus, p. p. of ejicere,; e, out + jacere, to throw. See Jet a shooting forth
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. ejectāre, freq. of ejicĕre, ejectume, out, jacĕre, to throw.

Usage

In literature:

Silver, applied for a writ of ejectment at the land office in Oregon City.
"An Account of the Proceedings on the Trial of Susan B. Anthony" by Anonymous
Thither also came Marcellus of Ancyra, and ejected clerics from all parts of the East.
"The Arian Controversy" by H. M. Gwatkin
In the early stages of the disease, the ejections consist of chyme and mucus, streaked with blood.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Mother Church ejects the suicide from her bosom only when his act is an act of despair.
"A Mummer's Tale" by Anatole France
As soon as the shell is automatically ejected this wire flies out also.
"In Search of the Unknown" by Robert W. Chambers
I even caught Mike polishing the ejection seats, because there wasn't anything else to make sure of!
"Space Tug" by Murray Leinster
The Lieutenant and fifty men were commissioned to eject the miners.
"The Victim" by Thomas Dixon
This space would have been filled with grout ejected through the iron lining.
"Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. LXVIII, Sept. 1910" by James H. Brace, Francis Mason and S. H. Woodard
The disgusting odor is caused by a liquid that is ejected out of little pores on the under side of the thorax.
"The Insect Folk" by Margaret Warner Morley
After he had gone, the lawyer picked up the Luger, withdrew the clip, and ejected the round in the chamber.
"Time and Time Again" by Henry Beam Piper
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In poetry:

To think that I, who've ruled alone
So proudly in the past,
Should be ejected from my throne
By my own son at last!
"To A Usurper" by Eugene Field
The brutal curses you eject
Make strong men dread to hear you.
The world outside your petty sect
Feels sick when it is near you.
"A Hyde Park Larrikin" by Henry Kendall
The Unicorn can, with his horn, 'tis said,
Those waters heal, where snakes have poison shed:
So Christ can, by his blood, those souls protect,
On which, the fiend his venom shall eject.
"Advice, To Search For The Lord Jesus Christ" by Rees Prichard
Who is it ejects his sperm to the naked flood?
In the wave-mother?
Who swims enwombed?
Who lies with the waters of his silent passion, womb-
element?
--Fish in the waters under the earth.
"Fish" by D H Lawrence
Christ, the fiend must disarm, that possesses each mind,
And in gyves the incroaching invader must bind;
He thence must eject him, tho' loth to depart,
And garrison keep his ownself in each heart.
"Another Piece Of Advice To Sinners To Come To Christ" by Rees Prichard
A bowl may smoothly be ejected,
Yet meet with rubs we ne'er expected.
The passenger his errand sped,
And, ah! contrary turn'd his head.
'Twill human wisdom much advance
To leave but little room for chance.
"The True Lover's Knot" by William Hutton

In news:

The impact of the crash tore the red car in half, ejecting Davis and Seeley from the car, troopers said.
The Charles County Sheriff's Office says a police cruiser stuck a passenger ejected from a car during a chase in Indian Head.
Two of the occupants were ejected from the vehicle and one suffered permanent brain damage .
Travis Dean Darling , born Jan 3, 1989, in Steamboat Springs, was killed instantly in a rollover accident when he was ejected from his truck, just after midnight Oct 28, 2012.
F ormer Ignacio resident Travis Dean Darling was killed instantly when he was ejected from his truck in a rollover accident just after midnight on Sunday, Oct 28, 2012, near Rockdale, Texas.
Andrew Weber/US PresswireNdamukong Suh was ejected in the third quarter after he stepped on Evan Dietrich-Smith.
OHP says 38-year-old Samuel Tomson was ejected about 60 feet from an 18-wheeler after running off SH 34.
Fan Who Died Was Ejected for " Disorderly Conduct".
Team continues review of Gerken's ejection.
Fan found dead after Bills game was ejected for disorderly conduct.
Fan Who Died Was Ejected for " Disorderly Conduct ".
Fan found dead after Bills game was ejected for disorderly conduct .
Three people were ejected, and two passengers died.
When Bradley Mitchell's mom was ejected from the family's car after a devastating crash, the 10-year-old boy instinctively knew what to do.
Ejection Mars PSJA Memorial Win At Economedes.
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In science:

If spatial velocity or/and magnetic field of a NS are very high, then this NS can appear as Georotator after the end of the stage of ejection.
Evolution of isolated neutron stars in globular clusters: number of Accretors
The photoelectron is ejected in directions that carry a significant memory of the electric field of the photon. When the beam is linearly polarized the electrons are ejected preferentially around the electric field.
An efficient photoelectric X-ray Polarimeter for the study of Black Holes and Neutron Stars
The observed mass distribution for the compact remnants of massive stars (neutron stars and black holes) and its relationship to possible mechanisms for the ejection of the envelopes of type II and Ib/c supernovae is analyzed.
Why NS and BH mass distribition is bimodal?
The envelope ejection, if any, must occur on the first stage of the hot NS with most intensive neutrino emission (this stage lasts for several seconds).
Why NS and BH mass distribition is bimodal?
This additional release of energy fairly far from the center of the collapsing star can efficiently eject its envelope.
Why NS and BH mass distribition is bimodal?
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