injection

in|jec|tion [ ın`dʒekʃən ] noun **
1. ) count a drug or another substance that is injected into your body:
He needs a daily injection of insulin.
have/receive an injection: We had to have five injections before the trip.
give someone an injection: Did the doctor give you a measles injection?
a ) uncount the process of injecting a drug or another substance into your body:
This medication is usually administered by injection.
2. ) count or uncount the addition of money to a business, a government program, or someone's bank account:
injection of: The company needs a huge injection of cash, and better trained staff.
the need for injection of capital from the parent bank
3. ) uncount the process of forcing a liquid into something by using pressure
=> FUEL INJECTION

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • injection — [ ɛ̃ʒɛksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1377; lat. injectio 1 ♦ Introduction d un fluide sous pression. Introduction d un liquide ou d un gaz dans un conduit, une cavité organique ou un tissu, à l aide d une seringue ou d un autre instrument. Injection cardiaque.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Injection — In*jec tion, n. [L. injectio : cf. F. injection.] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is injected; especially, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Injection — may refer to:* Injection (medicine), a method of putting liquid into the body with a syringe and a hollow needle that punctures the skin. * Injective function in mathematics, a function which associates distinct arguments to distinct values *… …   Wikipedia

  • injection — Injection. s. f. Action par laquelle on jette avec une seringue quelque liqueur, quelque eau dans une playe, pour la nettoyer, pour la rafraischit. Il faut faire des injections pour guerir cette playe. On appelle encore de ce nom la liqueur, l… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • injection — ► NOUN 1) an act or the action of injecting or being injected. 2) a substance that is injected. 3) short for FUEL INJECTION(Cf. ↑fuel injected) …   English terms dictionary

  • injection — injection. См. инъекция. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Injection — (v. lat.), 1) Anfüllung innerer Körperräume in Leichen mit Stoffen, um sie, bei nachheriger Präparation von Körpertheilen, ihrer Form nach deutlicher wahrzunehmen, od. auch überhaupt sie sichtbar zu machen, wenn sie wegen ihrer Kleinheit nicht… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Injection — Injection, lat. deutsch, die Einspritzung von Flüssigkeiten in die Kanäle od. Höhlen des Körpers, entweder zu anatomischen Zwecken an der Leiche, od. zu Heilzwecken am Lebenden. I.en der letzten Art geschehen hauptsächlich in den Mastdarm, die… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • injection — index expletive, infusion Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • injection — forcing a fluid into a body (with a syringe, etc.), early 15c., from M.Fr. iniection (14c.) or directly from L. iniectionem (nom. iniectio), noun of action from pp. stem of inicere (see INJECT (Cf. inject)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • injection — [n] introduction into bloodstream booster, dose, dram, enema, inoculation, needle, vaccine; concept 311 …   New thesaurus

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