Inject In*ject", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Injected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Injecting}.] [L. injectus, p. p. of inicere, injicere, to throw in; pref. in- in + jacere to throw: cf. F. injecter. See {Jet} a shooting forth.] [1913 Webster] 1. To throw in; to dart in; to force in; as, to inject cold water into a condenser; to inject a medicinal liquid into a cavity of the body; to inject morphine with a hypodermic syringe. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: To throw; to offer; to propose; to instill. [1913 Webster]

C[ae]sar also, then hatching tyranny, injected the same scrupulous demurs. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. To cast or throw; -- with on. [R.] [1913 Webster]

And mound inject on mound. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

4. (Anat.) To fill (a vessel, cavity, or tissue) with a fluid or other substance; as, to inject the blood vessels. [1913 Webster]

5. to add in; to insert; to interject; as, to inject a comment into the conversation; to inject humor into a tense situation. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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