ejection
1. Escape from an aircraft by means of an independently propelled seat or capsule. 2. In air armament, the process of forcefully separating an aircraft store from an aircraft to achieve satisfactory separation.

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  • éjection — [ eʒɛksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIIIe; lat. ejectio 1 ♦ Physiol. Vieilli Évacuation, déjection. 2 ♦ (XIXe) Action d éjecter, fait d être éjecté. Tuyère d éjection. L éjection du pilote. 3 ♦ Fam. Expulsion. Éjection d un manifestant qui interrompt l orateur …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ejection — and ejecting can refer to the following:Accidents and safety* Ejection seat, safety device typically used to escape an aircraft in flight * To be forcefully thrown from a moving vehicle, such as in a car accidentports* Ejection (sports), the act… …   Wikipedia

  • Ejection — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physiol.) The act or process of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ejection — 1560s, from M.Fr. ejection and directly from L. ejectionem, noun of action from pp. stem of ejicere (see EJECT (Cf. eject)). The jet pilot s ejection seat (also ejector seat) is from 1945 …   Etymology dictionary

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  • ejection — [n] expulsion banishment, disbarment, discharge, dismissal, elimination, eviction, exile, ouster, removal, the boot*, the heave ho*, the sack*, throwing out; concepts 179,748 …   New thesaurus

  • Ejection — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Motion out of, actively. < N PARAG:Ejection >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 ejection ejection emission effusion rejection expulsion eviction extrusion trajection Sgm: N 1 discharge discharge Sgm: N 1 emesis …   English dictionary for students

  • ejection — noun 1) the ejection of electrons Syn: emission, discharge, expulsion, release; elimination 2) their ejection from the grounds Syn: expulsion, removal; eviction, banishment, exile 3) …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • ejection — katapultavimas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Išsigelbėjimas iš lėktuvo pasinaudojant mechaniškai išmetama kėde ar kapsule. atitikmenys: angl. ejection pranc. éjection …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • éjection — katapultavimas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Išsigelbėjimas iš lėktuvo pasinaudojant mechaniškai išmetama kėde ar kapsule. atitikmenys: angl. ejection pranc. éjection …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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