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Meaning of EJECTION

Pronunciation:  i'jekshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
  2. [n]  the act of expelling someone

EJECTION is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: exclusion, expulsion, forcing out, projection, riddance
 See Also: actuation, banishment, barring, belch, belching, blackball, burp, burping, coughing up, defenestration, deportation, disgorgement, emesis, eructation, expectoration, ostracism, ouster, ousting, propulsion, proscription, puking, regurgitation, spit, spitting, vomit, vomiting



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\E*jec"tion\, n. [L. ejectio: cf. F. ['e]jection.]
1. The act of ejecting or casting out; discharge; expulsion;
   evacuation. ``Vast ejection of ashes.'' --Eustace. ``The
   ejection of a word.'' --Johnson.

2. (Physiol.) The act or process of discharging anything from
   the body, particularly the excretions.

3. The state of being ejected or cast out; dispossession;

Thesaurus Terms
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