Definition of "ejection" []

  • The act of ejecting or the condition of being ejected. (noun)
  • Ejected matter. (noun)
  • A seat, esp as fitted to military aircraft, that is fired by a cartridge or rocket to eject the occupant from the aircraft in an emergency (noun)

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Use "ejection" in a sentence
  • "Reports indicate Taylor did absolutely nothing to precipitate his ejection from the coffee shop where the event was being held."
  • "Eduardo Saverin's ejection from the company, for instance, seems rather more complicated than the movie suggested."
  • "I appear to have caught the tone of this New York Times article from 1877, describing the idiom and the practice, in the context of the forcible ejection from the halls of government of one Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, for the offense of ... wearing trousers."