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ejection Line breaks: ejec|tion
Pronunciation: /ɪˈdʒɛkʃ(ə)n/

Definition of ejection in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1The action of forcing or throwing something out; emission: an explosive ejection of ash
More example sentences
  • Even in structurally normal hearts the presence of left bundle branch block impairs cardiac ejection fraction.
  • Prior to the study, the two groups had comparable ejection fraction rates.
  • Emesis is the forceful ejection of the stomach contents through the mouth.
Synonyms
Military cashiering
informal sacking, the sack, firing, axing, the boot, the push, the (old) heave-ho, the bullet, defenestration
British informal turfing out, one's cards, the chop
North American informal the bum's rush
2The action of forcing someone to leave a place or position; expulsion: the forcible ejection of a table of rowdy drunks
More example sentences
  • Any flagrant foul called will result in an immediate ejection.
  • At any rate, Mieras got out through the hole the ejection seat left.
  • Lasorda knew enough not to argue about the call, which would have meant automatic ejection.

Words that rhyme with ejection

abjection, affection, circumspection, collection, complexion, confection, connection, convection, correction, defection, deflection, dejection, detection, direction, election, genuflection, imperfection, infection, inflection, injection, inspection, insurrection, interconnection, interjection, intersection, introspection, lection, misdirection, objection, perfection, predilection, projection, protection, refection, reflection, rejection, resurrection, retrospection, section, selection, subjection, transection, vivisection

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