Definition of Injector

1. Noun. A contrivance for injecting (e.g., water into the boiler of a steam engine or particles into an accelerator etc.).

Generic synonyms: Appliance, Contraption, Contrivance, Convenience, Gadget, Gismo, Gizmo, Widget
Derivative terms: Inject



Definition of Injector

1. n. One who, or that which, injects.

Definition of Injector

1. Noun. Any of various devices that are used to inject something ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Injector

1. one that injects [n -S] - See also: injects

Medical Definition of Injector

1. A device for making injections. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Injector

injecter
injectibility
injectible
injectibles
injecting
injection
injection flask
injection molding
injections
injective
injectively
injectiveness
injectivities
injectivity
injector (current term)
injectors
injects
injellied
injellies
injelly
injera
injeras
injoin
injoined
injoining
injoins
injoint
injointed
injointing

Literary usage of Injector

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Mechanical Engineer's Pocket-book: A Reference Book of Rules, Tables by William Kent (1902)
"1892, show that the injector, when considered merely as a pump, ... When used for feeding water into a boiler, however, the injector has a thermal ..."

2. Spons' Dictionary of Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Military, and Naval by Edward Spon, Oliver Byrne (1874)
"It is evident that this arrangement of injector does not permit any overflow to take place after the injector is once started. ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1866)
"Having described the construction of the injector, the paper pointed out the importance ... For stationary boilers the injector had been found convenient, ..."

4. Thermodynamics of the Steam-engine and Other Heat-engines by Cecil Hobart Peabody (1889)
"A residual velocity is accompanied by a larger delivery by the injector and a higher temperature, and whlen the injector is used to feed a boiler is not ..."

5. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1910)
"The performance of an injector may be very closely determined from the equation xr + q — t + 32 (Kneass, " Theory of the in which t-t0 ~ injector," p. 83). ..."

6. The Mechanical Engineering of Steam Power Plants by Frederic Remsen Hutton (1908)
"Both injector and ejector as appliances for moving water are wasteful of heat as compared with a good pump; when applied as a boiler-feeding appliance where ..."

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