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ejector Syllabification: e·jec·tor
Pronunciation: /əˈjektər/

Definition of ejector in English:


A device that causes something to be removed or to drop out: a built-in drill ejector
More example sentences
  • A touch is all that is needed to lube delicate trigger mechanisms, firing pins, ejectors, extractors and springs.
  • The rifle is equipped with ejectors that throw the empty cases clear of the gun when the action is opened.
  • Here is a close-up of the three lugged bolt, slotted for a mechanical ejector and the beefy claw extractor.

Words that rhyme with ejector

bisector, collector, connector, convector, corrector, defector, deflector, detector, director, elector, erector, hector, injector, inspector, nectar, objector, perfecter, projector, prospector, protector, rector, reflector, rejector, respecter, sector, selector, Spector, spectre (US specter), vector

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