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American English: /ɪnˈdʒɛkt/
British English: /ɪnˈdʒɛkt/

Translation of inject in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (Medicine)
    to inject something into something
    inyectar algo en algo
    he injected it into the muscle to inject somebody with something
    inyectar(le) algo a alguien
    he was injected with insulin
    se le inyectó insulina
    Example sentences
    • The anaesthetist can then use the cannula to inject anaesthetic or painkilling drugs directly into the epidural space.
    • In each case, the drug user had been injecting heroin into subcutaneous tissue.
    • He became known for using a syringe to inject liquids and wax into blood vessels.
  • 2to inject something (into something)
    inyectar algo (en algo)
    Example sentences
    • The seawater stream into which the combustion gas is injected is under pressure via the head of water exerted by the seawater reservoir.
    • The graphite line includes an area at the edge of the panel through which air is injected at high pressure.
    • A polyurethane resin is injected into the cavity.
  • 3to inject something (into something)
    inyectarle algo (a algo)
    to inject life into the team
    inyectar(le) vida al equipo
    Example sentences
    • A divisive element had been injected into the movement during its last phase when the British rulers had found that it was not possible for them to hold any longer.
    • Something different has been injected into this fight.
    • In the 16th century an element of drama was injected into these court entertainments.
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