Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural Ejected matter, as that from an erupting volcano.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Things that are cast out or away; refuse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural Matter ejected; material thrown out.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Material which has been ejected, especially from a volcano or an impact crater.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin ēiecta, from neuter pl. of Latin ēiectus, past participle of ēicere, to throw out; see eject.]

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