American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To throw out forcefully; expel.
- v. To compel to leave: ejected the bar patron who started a fight.
- v. To evict: ejected tenants for lease violations.
- v. Sports To disqualify or force (a player or coach) to leave the playing area for the remainder of a game.
- v. To make an emergency exit from an aircraft by deployment of an ejection seat or capsule.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To throw out; cast forth; thrust out; discharge; drive away or expel.
- Specifically To dismiss, as from office, occupancy, or ownership; turn out: as, to eject an unfaithful officer; to eject a tenant.
- Synonyms To emit, extrude.
- To oust, dislodge.
- n. That which is ejected; specifically, in philosophy, a reality whose existence is inferred, but which is outside of, and from its nature inaccessible to, the consciousness of the one making the inference: thus, the consciousness of one individual is an eject to the consciousness of any other.
- n. In projective geometry, the figure composed of straights and planes made in projecting the. original.
- v. transitive To compel (a person or persons) to leave.
- v. transitive To throw out forcefully.
- v. US, transitive To compel (a sports player) to leave the field because of inappropriate behaviour.
- v. transitive To cause (something) to come out of a machine.
- v. intransitive To project oneself from an aircraft.
- v. intransitive To come out of a machine.
- n. A button on a machine that causes something to be ejected from the machine.
- n. psychology (by analogy with subject and object) an inferred object of someone else's consciousness
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To expel; to dismiss; to cast forth; to thrust or drive out; to discharge
- v. (Law) To cast out; to evict; to dispossess.
- n. (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.
- v. put out or expel from a place
- v. eliminate (a substance)
- v. leave an aircraft rapidly, using an ejection seat or capsule
- v. cause to come out in a squirt
- From Latin ēiectus, from e-, combining form of ex- ("out") + iectus, variant form of iactus, perfect passive participle of iacere ("to throw"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English ejecten, from Latin ēicere, ēiect- : ē-, ex-, ex- + iacere, to throw. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Needless to say, I was happy that I didnt have to pull the "loud handle" and eject from the plane.”
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“- The first trial run of the aircraft goes awry, with the engine stalling mid-flight, causing Hal to eject from the plane, destroying it.”
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“On the third day, Source witnessed a red parachute eject from a disabled F-105 airplane.”
“Hoskins or Pattillo may have been able to successfully eject from the plane in the darkness, and that it was possible that one or both could have been captured.”
“Samuel Fantle, the first to eject from the aircraft, was classified Prisoner of War, then later Killed in Captivity.”
“However, the possibility existed that the two were able to safely eject from the aircraft, and they were not listed as killed in action but missing in action.”
“This may have been Dad's plane, but it is possible that they were able to eject from the aircraft.”
“Carpenter had no choice but to eject from the crippled aircraft.”
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