Injection
Injection In*jec"tion, n. [L. injectio : cf. F. injection.] 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. [1913 Webster]

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. --Mayne. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster +PJC]


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  • injection — [ ɛ̃ʒɛksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1377; lat. injectio 1 ♦ Introduction d un fluide sous pression. Introduction d un liquide ou d un gaz dans un conduit, une cavité organique ou un tissu, à l aide d une seringue ou d un autre instrument. Injection cardiaque.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Injection — may refer to:* Injection (medicine), a method of putting liquid into the body with a syringe and a hollow needle that punctures the skin. * Injective function in mathematics, a function which associates distinct arguments to distinct values *… …   Wikipedia

  • injection — Injection. s. f. Action par laquelle on jette avec une seringue quelque liqueur, quelque eau dans une playe, pour la nettoyer, pour la rafraischit. Il faut faire des injections pour guerir cette playe. On appelle encore de ce nom la liqueur, l… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • injection — ► NOUN 1) an act or the action of injecting or being injected. 2) a substance that is injected. 3) short for FUEL INJECTION(Cf. ↑fuel injected) …   English terms dictionary

  • injection — injection. См. инъекция. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Injection — (v. lat.), 1) Anfüllung innerer Körperräume in Leichen mit Stoffen, um sie, bei nachheriger Präparation von Körpertheilen, ihrer Form nach deutlicher wahrzunehmen, od. auch überhaupt sie sichtbar zu machen, wenn sie wegen ihrer Kleinheit nicht… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Injection — Injection, lat. deutsch, die Einspritzung von Flüssigkeiten in die Kanäle od. Höhlen des Körpers, entweder zu anatomischen Zwecken an der Leiche, od. zu Heilzwecken am Lebenden. I.en der letzten Art geschehen hauptsächlich in den Mastdarm, die… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • injection — index expletive, infusion Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • injection — forcing a fluid into a body (with a syringe, etc.), early 15c., from M.Fr. iniection (14c.) or directly from L. iniectionem (nom. iniectio), noun of action from pp. stem of inicere (see INJECT (Cf. inject)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • injection — [n] introduction into bloodstream booster, dose, dram, enema, inoculation, needle, vaccine; concept 311 …   New thesaurus

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