Definitions for inject
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word inject.
give an injection to
"We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"
to introduce (a new aspect or element)
"He injected new life into the performance"
force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing
"inject hydrogen into the balloon"
take by injection
interject, come in, interpose, put in, throw in, injectverb
to insert between other elements
"She interjected clever remarks"
to add in; to insert; to interject; as, to inject a comment into the conversation; to inject humor into a tense situation.
To push or pump (something, especially fluids) into a cavity or passage.
The nurse injected a painkilling drug into the veins of my forearm.
To introduce (something) suddenly or violently.
Punk injected a much-needed sense of urgency to the British music scene.
To administer an injection to (someone), especially of medicine or drugs.
Now lie back while we inject you with the anesthetic.
To take or be administered something by means of injection, especially medicine or drugs.
It's been a week since I stopped injecting, and I'm still in withdrawal.
To introduce (code) into an existing program or its memory space, often without tight integration and sometimes through a security vulnerability.
Etymology: From the participle stem of inicere, from in- + jacere.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: injectus, Latin.
Angels inject thoughts into our minds, and know our cogitations. Joseph Glanvill, Scep. c. 24.
Though bold in open field, they yet surround
The town with walls, and mound inject on mound. Alexander Pope.
In a general context, the term "inject" means to introduce a substance into something else, often using a syringe or similar tool. This could refer to introducing a medicine into a patient's body, a chemical into a scientific experiment, or data into a computer program. In mathematics, "inject" is also used to describe a particular type of function known as an injection or an injective function. This is a function that assigns a unique output value to each input value, meaning no two different inputs will result in the same output.
to throw in; to dart in; to force in; as, to inject cold water into a condenser; to inject a medicinal liquid into a cavity of the body; to inject morphine with a hypodermic syringe
fig.: To throw; to offer; to propose; to instill
to cast or throw; -- with on
to fill (a vessel, cavity, or tissue) with a fluid or other substance; as, to inject the blood vessels
Etymology: [L. injectus, p. p. of inicere, injicere, to throw in; pref. in- in + jacere to throw: cf. F. injecter. See Jet a shooting forth.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-jekt′, v.t. to throw into: to cast on: to make to pass in or into.—ns. Injec′tion, act of injecting or throwing in or into: the act of filling the vessels of an animal body with any liquid: a liquid to be injected into any part of the body; Injec′tor, one who injects: something used for injecting, especially an apparatus by which a stream of water is forced into a steam-boiler. [L. injicĕre, injectum—in, into, jacĕre, to throw.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'inject' in Verbs Frequency: #1111
The numerical value of inject in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of inject in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Some of them were trying to inject themselves in places that you don't want to inject yourself, very few of them knew what to do and so we started thinking maybe this is more of a widespread problem than we ever thought it could be.
Most likely the government has to [ inject capital into ] Evergrande so that it can continue construction and then sell residential property units to get cash to repay debts, with government capital, it is likely that Evergrande could become [ a ] SOE or become part of the SOEs that could inject capital in Evergrande.
The President speaks in such a way, people are not going to inject themselves. And when I hear this kind of conversation around that, I think to Bill Cassidy, we should be talking about how do we use data to guide where we can reopen the economy, not about what The President said on Lysol because really no one is going to inject themselves with Lysol.
Most likely the government has to [ inject capital into ] Evergrande so that it can continue construction and then sell residential property units to get cash to repay debts, with government capital, it is likely that Evergrande could become [ an ] SOE or become part of the SOEs that could inject capital in Evergrande.
Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness in their lives every time they light a cigarette.
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