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ejection

[ ih-jek-shuhn ]
/ ɪˈdʒɛk ʃən /
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noun
an act or instance of ejecting.
the state of being ejected.
something ejected, as lava.
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Origin of ejection

1560–70; <Latin ējectiōn- (stem of ējectiō) a throwing out, equivalent to eject- (see eject) + -iōn--ion

OTHER WORDS FROM ejection

non·e·jec·tion, noun
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Medical definitions for ejection

ejection
[ ĭ-jĕkshən ]

n.
The act of driving or casting out by physical force from within.
ejecta
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