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inject

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdʒekt/

Translation of inject in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [Medicine/Medicina] [drug] inyectar to inject sth into sth inyectar algo en algo he injected it into the muscle lo inyectó en el músculo to inject sb with sth inyectar(le) algo a algn 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.
    1.2to inject sth (into sth) [fuel] 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.
    1.3to inject sth (into sth) [capital/resources] 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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