Definition of ejection in English:

ejection

noun

  • 1The action of forcing or throwing something out; emission.

    ‘an explosive ejection of ash’
    • ‘The timer initiates the ejection charge which releases and disperses the tungsten projectiles before impact with the target.’
    • ‘The children sprung out of the car as if I had ejection seats, and were soon playing giant chess on an adjacent lawn.’
    • ‘Emesis is the forceful ejection of the stomach contents through the mouth.’
    • ‘Comets are continually being lost through decay, collisions with planets, and ejections from the solar system.’
    • ‘Those ejections form plumes of searing plasma hundreds of thousands of light-years long.’
    • ‘Cartridge ejection distances also differ.’
    • ‘Prior to the study, the two groups had comparable ejection fraction rates.’
    • ‘Even in structurally normal hearts the presence of left bundle branch block impairs cardiac ejection fraction.’
    • ‘I noticed it was also consistent in ejection, piling spent brass in neat little clumps within a couple of feet of one another.’
    • ‘The smoke screen is produced when a predetermined fuze action causes ejection of the payload from the projectile.’
    • ‘That was comforting - an ejection over land in January was far more appealing than an ejection over a rough ocean.’
    • ‘Core ejection from the lower electron to the right is not shown.’
    • ‘As a result, these models do not provide us with any information on the flow dynamics during ventricular ejection and filling.’
    • ‘DNA ejection was complete within seconds.’
    • ‘As the crewmen parachuted into the water their ejection seats transformed into emergency inflatable dinghies.’
    • ‘One host egg was missing following an ejection of an artificial cowbird egg.’
    • ‘Therefore, he filled in the simulated ejection ports on his molds and has never had a complaint.’
    • ‘When a photon strikes the surface of a metal, it raises the energy level of the metal and causes the ejection of electrons.’
    • ‘The ejection charge initiates the delay detonator and propels the steel ball upward to 4-6 feet above the surface.’
    • ‘The photoelectric effect occurs when photons of light at a certain frequency excite and cause the ejection of electrons from a metal.’
    emission, discharge, expulsion, release, exudation, excretion, elimination, disgorgement
    expulsion, throwing out, removal, ousting
    dismissal, removal, discharge, ousting, expulsion, lay-off, redundancy, notice
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  • 2The action of forcing someone to leave a place or position; expulsion.

    ‘the forcible ejection of a table of rowdy drunks’
    • ‘The trio said they would appeal to the Zimbabwean authorities over their ejection from the country.’
    • ‘On Wednesday, the day after my ejection from the range, I mingled with the local TV people and newspaper beat writers.’
    • ‘I am particularly sensitive about this because of my ejection from the Chamber yesterday over exactly this sort of issue.’
    • ‘At any rate, Mieras got out through the hole the ejection seat left.’
    • ‘That set off the first of two brawls, which led to 11 ejections.’
    • ‘Any flagrant foul called will result in an immediate ejection.’
    • ‘She led the team in ejections and field blocks, and was second in goals.’
    • ‘Away supporters are to note that if they are located in the Home areas of the ground they are liable to ejection.’
    • ‘Had it not been for his level-headedness during an extremely tense situation, this would be a story about our ejection.’
    • ‘The absence of an ejection for Foy proved especially costly to the Yankees.’
    • ‘Reports indicate that the reservists are coming under intense pressure to withdraw their statement, or face ejection from the army.’
    • ‘When I played, we had only one ground for automatic ejection using a certain compound word.’
    • ‘He doesn't drive shiny convertibles with ejection seats.’
    • ‘I only can hope my ejection will remind everyone of this rule that, quite obviously, is written in blood.’
    • ‘Lasorda knew enough not to argue about the call, which would have meant automatic ejection.’
    • ‘DeLuca also had three ejections drawn, increasing her season total to 49, a new Macalester record.’
    • ‘A good number ended as they often do with the ejection of managers by umpires.’
    • ‘The ejection seat was nothing like the guys have today.’
    • ‘In the interests of Germany's diplomatic reputation, his ejection from office cannot come too soon.’
    • ‘Ejecting from an aircraft is rare, but pilots sometimes have to resort to pulling the ejection handle to save their lives.’

Pronunciation:

ejection

/ɪˈdʒɛkʃ(ə)n/