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injection British & World English

An instance of injecting or being injected

injection English Thesaurus

an anti-tetanus injection

fuel injection British & World English

The direct introduction of fuel under pressure into the combustion units of an internal-combustion engine

water injection British & World English

(In the oil industry) the forcing of water into a reservoir formation, in particular as a technique of secondary recovery

direct injection British & World English

(In diesel engines) the use of a pump to spray fuel into the cylinder at high pressure, without the use of compressed air

injection moulding British & World English

The shaping of rubber or plastic articles by injecting heated material into a mould

lethal injection British & World English

An injection administered for the purposes of euthanasia or as a means of capital punishment