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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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.] 
  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. 
 
  2.  Fig.:  To  throw;  to  offer;  to  propose;  to  instill. 
 
  C[ae]sar  also  then  hatching  tyranny,  injected  the 
  same  scrupulous  demurs.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  To  cast  or  throw;  --  with  on  [R.] 
 
  And  mound  inject  on  mound.  --Pope. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inject 
  v  1:  give  an  injection  to  "We  injected  the  glucose  into  the 
  patient's  vein"  [syn:  {shoot}] 
  2:  to  introduce  (a  new  aspect  or  element);  "He  injected  new 
  life  into  the  performance" 
  3:  force  or  drive  (a  fluid  or  gas)  into  by  piercing;  "inject 
  hydrogen  into  the  balloon"  [syn:  {shoot}] 
  4:  take  by  injection;  "inject  heroin" 
  5:  feed  intravenously 
  6:  to  insert  between  other  elements:  "She  interjected  clever 
  remarks."  [syn:  {interject},  {come  in},  {interpose},  {put 
  in},  {throw  in}] 




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