• WordNet 3.6
    • v inject give an injection to "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"
    • v inject to introduce (a new aspect or element) "He injected new life into the performance"
    • v inject to insert between other elements "She interjected clever remarks"
    • v inject feed intravenously
    • v inject take by injection "inject heroin"
    • v inject force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing "inject hydrogen into the balloon"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously
    • Inject Fig.: To throw; to offer; to propose; to instill. "Cæsar also, then hatching tyranny, injected the same scrupulous demurs."
    • Inject to add in; to insert; to interject; as, to inject a comment into the conversation; to inject humor into a tense situation.
    • Inject To cast or throw; -- with on. "And mound inject on mound."
    • Inject (Anat) To fill (a vessel, cavity, or tissue) with a fluid or other substance; as, to inject the blood vessels.
    • Inject To throw in; to dart in; to force in; as, to inject cold water into a condenser; to inject a medicinal liquid into a cavity of the body; to inject morphine with a hypodermic syringe.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The reason why tattoos do not vanish even though we shed our skin is because the dye is injected deeper into the dermis part of the skin. It is only the epidermis that we shed
    • inject To throw in; cause to pass in by impulsion or driving force, as a fluid into a passage or cavity: as, to inject medicine by means of a syringe; to inject cold water into a steam-condenser.
    • inject To treat by injection; charge with an impelled fluid.
    • inject Figuratively, to introduce arbitrarily or inappropriately; insert out of place or unseasonably; lug in: as, to inject a polemical argument into a prayer.
    • inject To cast or throw in general.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Texas was one of the first states to adopt capital punishment by lethal injection -in 1977.
    • v.t Inject in-jekt′ to throw into: to cast on: to make to pass in or into
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  • Monica Seles
    Monica Seles
    “I don't believe in playing hurt, in taking injections to cover the pain.”
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    “Injections are the best thing ever invented for feeding doctors.”
  • Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    “Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness in their lives every time they light a cigarette.”
  • Will Rogers
    “If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. injectus, p. p. of inicere, injicere, to throw in; pref. in-, in + jacere, to throw: cf. F. injecter,. See Jet a shooting forth
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. injicĕre, injectumin, into, jacĕre, to throw.


In literature:

Insisting that the conventions were too academic, Mrs. Stanton urged Susan to inject more vitality into them by broadening their platform.
"Susan B. Anthony" by Alma Lutz
These are things that, when injected under the skin of a normal human, makes them Mekstrom.
"Highways in Hiding" by George Oliver Smith
After the injection, feeling wonderfully at ease, we spoke of the lives we had lived before the war.
"Current History, A Monthly Magazine" by New York Times
Later, the principals are injected into the numbers.
"Jill the Reckless" by P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
About midnight, as the pain had become worse, his doctor was sent for, and he gave him an injection of morphia.
"Letters to His Friends" by Forbes Robinson
To tell the truth, ideas are the most dangerous germs mankind has ever been injected with.
"Fantasia of the Unconscious" by D. H. Lawrence
Any doctor can readily revive them by the injection of seven c.c.
"The Black Star Passes" by John W Campbell
They brought the body of Milt Hennant aboard, and Abe Samuels, swathed in bandages and immobilized by narcotic injections.
"The Cosmic Computer" by Henry Beam Piper
And the process will be by the injection of a new and mighty motive power.
"Quiet Talks on Power" by S.D. Gordon
The amount of amnesia present is used as a guide for repeated injections at intervals of one to one and a half hours.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler

In poetry:

Throughout his life, they came to him for cures,
He fought a furious battle against death
And died, from self-injection of the plague,
Research unfinished at his final breath.
""All through his life he drew the scenes of war..."" by Konstantin Simonov
Shaded by a tree in the lush woodland,
As let his thoughts amble forward,
Buddha felt oneness with brilliant-blue Nature.
He witnessed a moonlight full of splendor.
Which injected life into every meditation
And merged with every Nirvana.
"Is Thought A Design Of A Sort, Then?" by Sakutaro Hagiwara

In news:

He said the snakes can control the amount of venom they inject, if any.
He is on his way to China to receive treatment that uses umbilical cord stem cell injections from healthy babies.
Two Badass Choppers Inject Some Excitement Into Aerostich's Very Boring Rally.
I will try to inject some objectivity into this discussion.
More on Ford's New Turbocharged, 2.0-Liter gas Direct-Injection Four.
Because of its consistency, it's usually dissolved and injected or smoked, rather than snorted or sniffed.
A diabetic patient injects himself with insulin in downtown Los Angeles July 30, 2007.
DeBerry resident talks with federal authorities about injection wells.
Obama said the euro zone needs to take decisive steps to inject capital into its weak banks and deepen collaboration on its financial system and budgets to stem the financial crisis.
Discretion is paramount at this medical spa for facials, hair removal, and all the latest injectables.
Body Treatments, Botox & Injectables, Dermatologist , Laser Hair Removal, Laser Resurfacing/Tightening, Skincare & Facials.
Woman showing hormone injections pen to patient ( Universal lmages Group via Getty Images ).
Newly developed oxygen particles injected into blood could save lives.
When the Supreme Court refused to intervene in the Troy Davis execution, the lethal injection that had been scheduled for a few hours earlier was administered.
Buy a course of eye treatment and get extra injections free.

In science:

It was shown in that the corresponding homomorphism φ+ between Artin monoids is injective, and it seems quite possible (though this remains a conjecture) that φ is also injective.
The solution to a conjecture of Tits on the subgroup generated by the squares of the generators of an Artin group
Since α is injective and commutes with subd, it follows that α is injective on homology as well, so α is a quasi-isomorphism.
Homology for irregular connections
It is shown in Proposition 5.2 (ii) that ϕ is injective, which implies that ϕ∞,0 is injective, and hence Q is non-zero.
A simple C*-algebra with a finite and an infinite projection
The Pr¨ufer modules have pro jective and injective dimension one, since they are direct limits of modules in t′ which have pro jective and injective dimension one.
Infinite dimensional representations of canonical algebras
The fact that W and W0 have pro jective dimension one and injective dimension one follows from (7), since both modules belong to ω = C ∩ D (and are neither pro jective nor injective).
Infinite dimensional representations of canonical algebras