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Ejector   Listen
noun
Ejector  n.  
1.
One who, or that which, ejects or dispossesses.
2.
(Mech.) A jet jump for lifting water or withdrawing air from a space.
3.
That part of the mechanism of a breech-loading firearm which ejects the empty shell.
Ejector condenser (Steam Engine), a condenser in which the vacuum is maintained by a jet pump.






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"Ejector" Quotes from Famous Books



... breathless moment during which the four men followed the erratic course of the spark. Then Antonio chuckled. "Alabaos! A light-bug," said he. "Don't you know a cucullo when you see one?" He cautiously tested the ejector of his carbine and tightened the cord that ...
— Rainbow's End • Rex Beach

... to no profession or business; he acted as his father's agent over the property—by which I mean to signify that he occupied himself in harrowing the tenantry for money which they had no means of paying; he was occasionally head driver and ejector; and he considered, as Irish landlords are apt to do, that he had an absolute right over the tenants, as feudal vassals. Still, they respected and to a certain extent loved him; "for why? wasn't he the masther's ...
— The Macdermots of Ballycloran • Anthony Trollope

... from falling. I believe that a stream of negative particles is being liberated into the air near here, and allowed to drift where it will. That was my theory when I had the First Air Division equipped with those dust ejector tubes. ...
— The Great Drought • Sterner St. Paul Meek

... long since acquired a theoretical familiarity with the mechanism. He cocked the arm and pulled back the breech block, thus opening the breech with its broken effect due to the springing of the ejector. ...
— The Adventures of Bobby Orde • Stewart Edward White

... will at that," Heidel said. "Now if you will notice, gentlemen," he said touching the clip ejector of the pistol and watching the black magazine slip out into his other hand. "I have but five cartridges in the clip. ...
— The Eyes Have It • James McKimmey



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