injector definition

  • noun:
    • some of different devices being accustomed inject anything
    • person who, or what, injects.
    • A contrivance for pushing feed-water into a steam boiler because of the direct activity associated with the steam upon the water. The water is driven to the boiler by the impulse of a jet associated with steam which becomes condensed as soon as it hits the stream of cold water it impels; -- also known as Giffard's injector, through the inventor.
    • person who or that which injects; specifically, an apparatus for pushing liquid into a steam-boiler.
    • a contrivance for injecting (age.g., water to the boiler of a steam motor or particles into an accelerator etc.)

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