from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To force or drive (a fluid) into something: inject fuel into an engine cylinder; inject air into a liquid mixture.
- transitive v. Medicine To introduce (a drug or vaccine, for example) into a body part, especially by means of a syringe.
- transitive v. To treat by means of injection: injected the patient with digitalis.
- transitive v. To introduce into conversation or consideration: tried to inject a note of humor into the negotiations.
- transitive v. To place into an orbit, trajectory, or stream.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To push or pump (something, especially fluids) into a cavity or passage.
- v. To introduce (something) suddenly or violently.
- v. To administer an injection to (someone), especially of medicine or drugs.
- v. To take or be administered something by means of injection, especially medicine or drugs.
- v. To introduce (code) into an existing program or its memory space, often without tight integration and sometimes through a security vulnerability.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To throw in; to dart in; to force in
- transitive v. Fig.: To throw; to offer; to propose; to instill.
- transitive v. To cast or throw; -- with on.
- transitive v. To fill (a vessel, cavity, or tissue) with a fluid or other substance.
- transitive v. to add in; to insert; to interject; ; to inject humor into a tense situation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To throw in; cause to pass in by impulsion or driving force, as a fluid into a passage or cavity: as, to inject medicine 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 inject a polemical argument into a prayer.
- To cast or throw in general.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing
- v. to insert between other elements
- v. to introduce (a new aspect or element)
- v. feed intravenously
- v. take by injection
- v. give an injection to
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.