• WordNet 3.6
    • n injection the forceful insertion of a substance under pressure
    • n injection the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe "the nurse gave him a flu shot"
    • n injection any solution that is injected (as into the skin)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously
    • Injection (Anat) A specimen prepared by injection.
    • Injection That which is injected; especially, a liquid inserted thrown into a cavity of the body by a syringe or pipe; a clyster; an enema.
    • Injection The act of injecting or throwing in; -- applied particularly to the forcible insertion of a liquid or gas, by means of a syringe, pump, etc.
    • Injection (Steam Eng) The act of throwing cold water into a condenser to produce a vacuum.
    • Injection (Anat) The act or process of filling vessels, cavities, or tissues with a fluid or other substance.
    • Injection (Steam Eng) The cold water thrown into a condenser.
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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
    • n injection The act of injecting or throwing in; the act of forcing in, as a fluid into a passage, cavity, or substance of loose texture: as, the injection of a drug by means of a syringe; the injection of cold water into a steam-condenser to produce a vacuum.
    • n injection In anatomy, the act of injecting a body for dissection; the process of filling the vessels or other cavities of a body, or some part of a body, with a preservative, coloring, or other fluid.
    • n injection Specifically, in medicine, the giving of an enema; also, the enema given.
    • n injection That which is injected, as a fluid; specifically, any substance or preparation forced into an animal body to preserve it, display it, or otherwise fit it for dissection or other examination. There are many kinds of injections, all reducible to three categories: Preservative injections, which retard or arrest decomposition, thus keeping a subject, or any part of one, fit for dissection. Arsenic is the usual basis of such injections.
    • n injection The state of being hyperemic or bloodshot: as, the injection of the conjunctiva of an inflamed eye.
    • n injection Figuratively, a throwing in, as of a remark, hint, or suggestion; an injected saying or influence.
    • n injection In geology, the penetration of a rock by a molten magma.
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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.
    • ns Injection act of injecting or throwing in or into: the act of filling the vessels of an animal body with any liquid: a liquid to be injected into any part of the body
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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. injectio, : cf. F. injection,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. injicĕre, injectumin, into, jacĕre, to throw.


In literature:

Smith, he says, would rather have had his body injected by Hunter and Monro, and exhibited in Fleet Street or in Weir's Museum.
"Life of Adam Smith" by John Rae
They are like a powerful drug, a stimulant, that has been injected into our whole system.
"Is Life Worth Living?" by William Hurrell Mallock
Oh; A was an Artery, fill'd with injection; And B was a Brick, never caught at dissection.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete" by Various
When you speak lines from a play inject as much naturalness and sincerity into your delivery as you can command.
"Public Speaking" by Clarence Stratton
If solid particles are injected into the flame, much more light usually will be emitted.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh
He says it is from Salvarsan as it is exactly like what he was injected with!
"The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28" by Various
With each injection of "914" after the first, throughout the whole course 1 grain of mercury is injected intra-muscularly.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Later in the evening the Sister came in with a large phial, and injected the contents into his arm.
""Contemptible"" by "Casualty"
You gave yourself an injection.
"This World Is Taboo" by Murray Leinster
The giving of mercury by injections is a very powerful method of using the drug for the cure of syphilis.
"The Third Great Plague" by John H. Stokes

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:

Light is injected into one of the disks and propagates along the silk to the other two.
Injection wells could end JEDD talks.
Danish authorities say an intravenous drug user who injected heroin and died has tested positive for anthrax.
Prologo says repeat injections may be necessary, and he is following the men for six months to see what happens.
He feels that being put to death with lethal injection is too easy.
R&G Racing has released the first available injection-moulded Tail Tidy to radically sharpen the appearance of 2007-09 Bandit 650/1250, 2008-12 GSX650F and GSX1250FA.
At Angola, the 89 men on death row are housed a short walk away, and the last execution by lethal injection was carried out as recently as 2010.
What states received the steroid injections.
The state Department of Health says podiatrist Curtis Holden let his assistant illegally perform injections on a patient.
I have nearly finished assembling a Lycoming O-360 that will be fuel injected.
ArborFos Hp is an injectable fungicide for the suppression of diseases in trees.
The nasal injection is an alternate method to the usual needle injection.
California-based Zogenix announced a partnership with Astellas to co-promote Sumavel DosePro, a subcutaneous injection for migraine relief.
Zogenix and Astellas to co-promote migraine injectable .
World Health Agency Endorsing 2 New Injectable Contraceptives.

In science:

The four panels correspond to the light injection in one input at the time (e.g. F1 for the injection in input 1).
An integrated optics beam combiner for the second generation VLTI instruments
Only one of the flux ratio coe fficients is plotted, and extreme behaviors are given : left, when the light is injected in the first input; right, for an injection in the second input.
An integrated optics beam combiner for the second generation VLTI instruments
On the other hand, the inclusion k : G′ → Z (G)0 ×G′ induces and injective map k∗ : π1 (G′ ) → π1 (Z (G)0 ×G′ ) and hence i∗ = p∗ ◦ k∗ is injective for n = 1.
On the o-minimal LS-category
Gn |)|F | denotes the falling factorial, which is the total number of injective maps V (F ) → V (Gn ), so tinj (F , Gn ) is the proportion of injective maps that are homomorphisms.
Quasi-random graphs and graph limits
T , its image ι(s) in A(T ) is pro jective and injective, and every pro jective or injective ob ject in A(T ) is a direct summand of an ob ject in the image of ι, • A(T ) is self-dual, and • any homological functor H : T → A, where A is an abelian category, extends uniquely to an additive functor A(T ) → A.
The Equivariant Generating Hypothesis