Meaning of “ejection” in the English Dictionary

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"ejection" in British English

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ejectionnoun [ C or U ]

uk /iˈdʒek.ʃən/ us /iˈdʒek.ʃən/

Examples from literature

  • If there is anything in the larynx or the bronchial tubes the attempt must be made to secure its ejection by the production of coughing or sneezing. 
  • On the other hand, the constitution required a minimum of two million votes for the valid ejection of the President of the republic. 
  • The ejection of the life raft must have caused the thump he'd heard before he was cast adrift. 
  • The passage of this species of worms from the bowels, or their ejection from the stomach, is the only positive evidence of their presence. 
  • The very high temperature of these volcanic ejections makes it necessary for us to suppose that they come from a great depth. 

(Definition of “ejection” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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