verb (used with object)
- initiation factor,
Origin of inject
Origin of inject.
Examples from the Web for inject
Only she can make hetersoexuality sound like a life-saving elixir that I need to inject directly into my veins.
To raise oil from the depths, rigs often inject water at high-pressure into the wells.
“Think of it like a cigarette break,” he says of the times he stops to inject.
Her aspirations were noble: Inject high art into pop music and create a Koons-esque kaleidoscope of dance tracks.
Case in point: at the end of the episode Brody starts to inject heroin.Damian Lewis Spills On ‘Homeland’s’ Shocking Plot Twist and Brody’s Return|Andrew Romano|October 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I believe the proper way is to inject the stuff into a vein, but thats a ticklish job, and I wont attempt it.The Gray Phantom|Herman Landon
After the usual washing out of the sinuses with the carbolic solution, I inject both of them in with liquid vasaline.Report on Surgery to the Santa Clara County Medical Society|Joseph Bradford Cox
Make injections of a decoction of origane mugwort, dog's mercury, betony, and eggs; inject into the womb with a female syringe.
For a long time small syringes with fine needle points were used to inject strong acting drugs under the skin.
These insects are said to inject disease germs into any horse they bite.Seven Legs Across the Seas|Samuel Murray
Word Origin for inject
c.1600, from Latin iniectus "a casting on, throwing over," past participle of inicere "to throw in or on," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + -icere, comb. form of iacere "to throw" (see jet (v.)). Related: Injectable; injected; injecting.