Injection

Definition of Injection

In`jec´tion
n.1.The act of injecting or throwing in; - applied particularly to the forcible insertion of a liquid or gas, by means of a syringe, pump, etc.
2.That which is injected; especially, a liquid inserted thrown into a cavity of the body by a syringe or pipe; a clyster; an enema.
3.(Anat.) The act or process of filling vessels, cavities, or tissues with a fluid or other substance.
4.(Steam Eng.) The act of throwing cold water into a condenser to produce a vacuum.
Injection cock
(Steam Eng.) the cock or valve through which cold water is admitted into a condenser.
Injection condenser
See under Condenser.
Injection pipe
the pipe through which cold water is through into the condenser of a steam engine.
fuel injection
a method of inserting fuel into internal-combustion engines by directly forcing the liquid fuel into the combustion chamber at an appropriate point in the piston cycle; in contrast to carburetion, in which an air-fuel mixture is drawn in by the downward stroke of the piston.

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