ejector

[ ih-jek-ter ]
/ ɪˈdʒɛk tər /

noun

a person or thing that ejects.
(in a firearm or gun) the mechanism that after firing throws out the empty cartridge or shell.
Also called eductor. a device for inducing a flow of a fluid from a chamber or vessel by using the pressure of a jet of water, air, steam, etc., to create a partial vacuum in such a way as to entrain the fluid to be removed.
any of various devices for removing work from a machine or die.

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Origin of ejector

First recorded in 1630–40; eject + -or2
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British Dictionary definitions for ejector

ejector
/ (ɪˈdʒɛktə) /

noun

a person or thing that ejects
the mechanism in a firearm that ejects the empty cartridge or shell after firing
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