from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive verb To force or drive (a fluid) into something.
- transitive verb To introduce (a drug or vaccine, for example) into a body part, especially by means of a syringe.
- transitive verb To treat by means of injection.
- transitive verb To introduce into conversation or consideration.
- transitive verb To place into circulation.
- transitive verb To place into an orbit or trajectory.
- transitive verb Physics To cause (a beam of particles, for example) to strike a target.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To throw in; cause to pass in by impulsion or driving force, as a fluid into a passage or cavity: as, to
injectmedicine by means of a syringe; to inject cold water into a steam-condenser.
- To treat by injection; charge with an impelled fluid.
- Figuratively, to introduce arbitrarily or inappropriately; insert out of place or unseasonably; lug in: as, to
injecta polemical argument into a prayer.
- To cast or throw in general.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To throw in; to dart in; to force in
- transitive verb Fig.: To throw; to offer; to propose; to instill.
- transitive verb rare To cast or throw; -- with
- transitive verb (Anat.) To fill (a vessel, cavity, or tissue) with a fluid or other substance.
- transitive verb to add in; to insert; to interject; ; to
injecthumor into a tense situation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb transitive To
pushor pump(something, especially fluids) into a cavityor passage.
- verb transitive To
introduce(something) suddenly or violently.
- verb transitive To administer an
injectionto (someone), especially of medicine or drugs.
- verb intransitive To take or be administered something by means of injection, especially medicine or drugs.
- verb transitive, computing To introduce (
code) into an existing programor its memory space, often without tight integration and sometimes through a security vulnerability.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing
- verb to insert between other elements
- verb to introduce (a new aspect or element)
- verb feed intravenously
- verb take by injection
- verb give an injection to
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Let the in-fightin 'inject fuel and foment a lot of fiery exchanges and don't forget the Blue Dog Dems for one second.
I am also ashamed of my other nationality's record with the death penalty, I was part of a DC based charity that provided witnesses to executions, even lethal inject is unpleasant.
We generate documents and their tags based on data distributions, and then again inject spam tags.
Leave it to the entertainers to once again inject controversy into a telecast of a Super Bowl.
Could you, in short, inject some conflict into every page of the scene?
When you think of the word inject, you probably think of a doctor inserting forcing a needle into someone's arm.
BILL FRIST, (R) MAJORITY LEADER: If they want to inject, which is a purely partisan, political amendment or resolution, I will address it.
But that bulk incorporates special pumps that "inject" medical-grade silicone into the left and right earpieces, so they seal snuggly to the shape of your ear canals.
The Treasury, under the proposed TARP program, would 'inject' $50 billion of capital in various forms, with punitive terms and conditions, into Citibank to restore its 10% capital ratio.
Rather than using a decorating tip to "inject" the pudding into the center of the cuppies, I carefully sliced off the tops, scooped out the middles, and filled them with pudding.