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Meaning of EJECTOR

Pronunciation:  i'jektur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a mechanism in a firearm that ejects the empty shell case after firing
  2. [n]  a person who ousts or supplants someone else

EJECTOR is a 7 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: cartridge ejector, ouster
 See Also: gun, human, individual, mechanism, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \E*ject"or\, n.
    1. One who, or that which, ejects or dispossesses.
    2. (Mech.) A jet jump for lifting water or withdrawing air
       from a space.
    {Ejector condenser} (Steam Engine), a condenser in which the
       vacuum is maintained by a jet pump.
  2. \E*ject"or\, n.
    That part of the mechanism of a breech-loading firearm which
    ejects the empty shell.