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[ih-jek-shuh n] /ɪˈdʒɛk ʃən/

an act or instance of .
the state of being .
something , as lava.

1560s, from Middle French ejection and directly from Latin ejectionem, noun of action from past participle stem of ejicere (see eject). The jet pilot’s ejection seat (also ejector seat) is from 1945.

ejection e·jec·tion (ĭ-jěk’shən)


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    noun 1. a cockpit designed to be ejected from an aircraft in an emergency and usually fitted with survival equipment.

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