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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·jec·tion /ɪnˈʤɛkʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·jec·tion /ɪnˈʤɛkʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·jec·tion n.
 1. 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.
 2. That which is injected; especially, a liquid inserted thrown into a cavity of the body by a syringe or pipe; a clyster; an enema.
 3. Anat. (a) The act or process of filling vessels, cavities, or tissues with a fluid or other substance. (b) A specimen prepared by injection.
 4. Steam Eng. (a) The act of throwing cold water into a condenser to produce a vacuum. (b) The cold water thrown into a condenser.
 Injection cock, or Injection valve Steam Eng., the cock or valve through which cold water is admitted into a condenser.
 Injection condenser. See under Condenser.
 Injection pipe, the pipe through which cold water is through into the condenser of a steam engine.
 fuel injection, a method of inserting fuel into internal-combustion engines by directly forcing the liquid fuel into the combustion chamber at an appropriate point in the piston cycle; in contrast to carburetion, in which an air-fuel mixture is drawn in by the downward stroke of the piston.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the forceful insertion of a substance under pressure
      2: any solution that is injected (as into the skin) [syn: injectant]
      3: the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a
         syringe; "the nurse gave him a flu shot" [syn: shot]