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Definition of the noun ejection

What does ejection mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ejections

  1. the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
  2. the act of forcing out someone or something
    • example: the ejection of troublemakers by the police
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of ejection: exclusion / expulsion / riddance
    • more generic words: banishment / proscription = rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone
    • more specific words:
      • defenestration = the act of throwing someone or something out of a window
      • deportation = the expulsion from a country of an undesirable alien
      • ostracism = the act of excluding someone from society by general consent
      • blackball / barring = the act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto
      • ousting / ouster = the act of ejecting someone or forcing them out

Alternative definition of the noun ejection


  1. The act of ejecting.


"Ejection" is a composition.


  1. Ejection: In sports, an ejection is the removal of a participant from a contest due to a violation of the sport's rules. The exact violations that lead to an ejection vary depending upon the sport, but common causes for ejection include unsportsmanlike conduct, violent acts against another participant that are beyond the sport's generally accepted standards for such acts, abuse against officials, or violations of the sport's rules that the contest official deems to be egregious. Most sports have provisions that allow players to be ejected, and many allow for the ejection of coaches, managers, or other non-playing personnel.
  2. Ejection is a GLAAD Award for Outstanding Advertising - Electronic nominated work.
    • award: - GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Advertising - Electronic (United Church of Christ)

Phrases with Ejection

  1. ejection seat
  2. Dysphoric milk ejection reflex
  3. Coronal mass ejection

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ejection

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Google previewMastering the Novels of Jane Austen (2002)

by Richard Gill, Susan Gregory

Ejection is an emblem of instability and ...

Google previewCosmic Update (2011)

Dark Puzzles. Arrow of Time. Future History by Fred Adams, Thomas Buchert, Laura Mersini-Houghton

Although Earth ejection is a low probability event, and it leads to a saving of the planet, the real big-money pay-off comes from a passing star capturing the Earth. Over the same 3 billion year time period while our biosphere remains viable, the ...

Google previewSpace Physics (2004)

An Introduction to Plasmas and Particles in the Heliosphere and Magnetospheres by May-Britt Kallenrode

A coronal mass ejection is a bright structure propagating outward through the corona, as shown in Fig. 6.32. Large data bases on CMEs exist from the Solwind- Coronograph on P78, the HAO- coronograph on Solar-Maximum Mission (SMM), ...

Google previewPapers from the 6th International Conference on Historical Linguistics (1985)

by Jacek Fisiak

noted, the ejection is an optional feature of these consonants.7 Returning to the puzzle of post-nasal ejective consonants in Zulu and ...

Google previewMayo Clinic Cardiology Concise Textbook and Mayo Clinic Cardiology Board Review Questions & Answers (2007)

(TEXT AND Q&A SET) by Joseph G. Murphy, Margaret A. Lloyd

Ventricular ejection is that phase of ventricular systole (about 350 to 400 ms in duration at a normal heart rate) in which blood is ejected through the aortic valve. The first phase (about 100 ms) is rapid, and then ejection slows toward the end of ...

Google previewInterpreting Neville (1999)

by J. Harley Chapman, Nancy Frankenberry

Ejection is a peculiarly bad description of creation or grounding because it supposes that we and the rest of nature can be disengaged ...

Google previewTime Limited Interests in Land (2012)

by Cornelius Van Der Merwe, Alain-Laurent Verbeke

There is some discussion about whether spuilzie/ ejection is a purely possessory remedy or whether B has to show some kind of right to the property in order to be able to bring such an action.67 Professor Reid's68 view is that it is a purely ...

Google previewThe Handy Weather Answer Book (2009)

by Kevin Hile

A coronal mass ejection is a huge blob of solar material—usually highly energetic plasma—that is thrown outward into space in a huge solar surface explosion. Coronal mass ejections are associated with solar flares, but the two phenomena ...

Google previewSelling For Dummies (2011)

by Tom Hopkins, Ben Kench

ejection is a part of life, and it's certainly a part of selling. So in this part we help you handle the knockbacks you're bound to face and show you how each one actually means more success foryou.Wealso help you focus on your longterm goals ...

Google previewBetrayal (2013)

How the Clinton Administration Undermined American Security by Bill Gertz

Ejection is the first stage of mobile or submarine launch. The first flight test, the report said, was set for December 1998, and deployment is expected around 2002, with each missile carrying an advanced thermonuclear warhead with a yield of ...

Google previewPapers from the VIth International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Pozna?, 22–26 August 1983 (1985)

by Jacek Fisiak

noted, the ejection is an optional feature of these consonants.7 Returning to the puzzle of post-nasal ejective consonants in Zulu and other Nguni languages, it is ...

Google previewThe Heart & Essence of Dan-xi's Methods of Treatment (1993)

by Shou-zhong Yang

Ejection also means effusion and dissipation. Epilepsy, for instance, may be caused by fright. Because of fright, the spirit leaves its abode, and, when its abode is left vacant, phlegm may enter. Occupying this abode, phlegm repulses the spirit.

Google previewReactive Sputter Deposition (2008)

by Diederik Depla, Stijn Mahieu

for the over-cosine ejection is that the contribution to sputtering from recoils produced in deeper layers that reach the surface without suffering collisions or that create new recoils (multigenerated) to be sputtered increases as incident energy ...

Google previewMuscle 2-Volume Set (2012)

Fundamental Biology and Mechanisms of Disease by Joseph Hill, Eric Olson

One of the unknown and significant properties of the sarcomeres shortening during ejection is the exact nature of the actinÀcross-bridge interactions. Stehle et al. (96) provide an illuminating discussion of possibilities. They argue that the ...

Google previewA Political Companion to Philip Roth (2017)

by Claudia Franziska Brühwiler, Lee Trepanier

The unspoken assumption of the Roths, and, perhaps, of the reader, is that the Roths' ejection is the product of anti-Semitism backed up, in this case, by the power of the state. “This policeman knows why we were evicted,” cries Herman.

Google previewNational Health Data Dictionary 2012 version 16

ejection. fraction. cluster. Identifying and definitional attributes Metadata item type: METeOR identifier: Registration status: DSS type: Scope: Source and reference attributes Steward: Relational attributes Implementation in Data Set ...

Google previewDepartment of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (2011)

As Amended Through April 2010 by Barry Leonard

ejection — (*) 1. Escape from an aircraft by means of an independently propelled seat or capsule. 2. In air armament, the process of forcefully separating an aircraft store from an aircraft to achieve satisfactory separation. ejection ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

ejection /ējek'shon/[L, ejicere, to cast out], forceful ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

Retarded ejaculation, see there ejection click A cardiac sound in early systole, related to cardiac dilation or hypertension in the great vessels–aorta and pulmonary artery; ECs may be so close to the first heart sound that they simulate a splitting ...

Google previewThe Military Dictionary (1987)

ejection—(DOD, NATO) 1. Escape from an ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Military Technology and Innovation (2004)

by Stephen Bull

See Typhoon "Eurofighter" Ejection Seat MISCELLANEOUS As speeds of military aircraft increased, crews experienced greater difficulties in escaping from stricken craft. The idea of expelling crewmen automatically was investigated during ...

Google previewSupplement to the Dictionary of the Decisions of the Court of Session (1826)

by Mungo Ponton Brown

Tun roper execution, on a decreet of removing, is to eject the tenant in virtue o a precept on letters on ejection. This is done symbolically, b throwing part 0 ' the tenant's furniture to the door, ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

ejection /ijek′′shən/ [L, ejicere, to cast out], forceful ...

Google previewCRC Concise Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology (2016)

by Boris Ildusovich Kharisov, Oxana Vasilievna Kharissova, Ubaldo Ortiz-Mendez

Explosive ejection, formation of nanodroplets in a millisecond low energy laser ablation process. (b) Thermal evaporation, schematic overview of the mechanism and phenomena involved in plasma plume formation during laser ablation ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of US Air Force aircraft and missile systems

Meanwhile, Convair's struggle to provide the F-106 with a better supersonic ejection seat (one that would also work safely at low speed) had sufficiently progressed to warrant installing the new seat in the last 37 F-106A productions and its ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (2011)

During milking, ewes may exhibit a single ejection corresponding to the immediate release of cisternal milk. This is due to the absence of a secondary ejection reflex or the simultaneous ejection of cisternal and alveolar milk, for example, ...

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Scrabble value of E1J8E1C3T1I1O1N1

The value of this 8-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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