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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eject  \E"ject\,  n.  [See  {Eject},  v.  t.]  (Philos.) 
  An  object  that  is  a  conscious  or  living  object,  and  hence  not 
  a  direct  object,  but  an  inferred  object  or  act  of  a  subject, 
  not  myself;  --  a  term  invented  by  W.  K.  Clifford. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eject  \E*ject"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Ejected};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Ejecting}.]  [L.  ejectus  p.  p.  of  ejicere  e  out  +  jacere  to 
  throw.  See  {Jet}  a  shooting  forth.] 
  1.  To  expel;  to  dismiss;  to  cast  forth;  to  thrust  or  drive 
  out  to  discharge;  as  to  eject  a  person  from  a  room  to 
  eject  a  traitor  from  the  country;  to  eject  words  from  the 
  language.  ``Eyes  ejecting  flame.''  --H.  Brooke. 
 
  2.  (Law)  To  cast  out  to  evict;  to  dispossess;  as  to  eject 
  tenants  from  an  estate. 
 
  Syn:  To  expel;  banish;  drive  out  discharge;  oust;  evict; 
  dislodge;  extrude;  void. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eject 
  v  1:  put  out  or  expel  from  a  place  "The  child  was  expelled  from 
  the  classroom"  [syn:  {expel},  {chuck  out},  {exclude},  {throw 
  out},  {kick  out},  {turf  out},  {boot  out},  {turn  out}] 
  2:  eliminate,  as  of  bodily  substances  [syn:  {discharge},  {expel}, 
  {release}] 
  3:  leave  an  aircraft  rapidly,  using  an  ejection  seat  or  capsule 
  4:  cause  to  come  out  in  a  squirt,  of  liquids  [syn:  {squirt},  {force 
  out},  {squeeze  out}] 




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