Injector

Definition of Injector

In`ject´or
n.1.One who, or that which, injects.
2.(Mach.) A contrivance for forcing feed water into a steam boiler by the direct action of the steam upon the water. The water is driven into the boiler by the impulse of a jet of the steam which becomes condensed as soon as it strikes the stream of cold water it impels; - also called Giffard's injector, from the inventor.
fuel injector
a device for actively injecting fuel into an internal-combustion engines by directly forcing the liquid fuel into the combustion chamber at an appropriate point in the piston cycle; - an alternative to a carburetor, in which an air-fuel mixture is drawn in by the downward stroke of the piston.

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