Inject

In*ject"

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Injected; p. pr. & vb. n. Injecting.] [L. injectus, p. p. of inicere, injicere, to throw in; pref. in- in + jacere to throw: cf. F. injecter. See Jet a shooting forth.]
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1. To throw in; to dart in; to force in; as, to inject cold water into a condenser; to inject a medicinal liquid into a cavity of the body; to inject morphine with a hypodermic syringe.
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2. Fig.: To throw; to offer; to propose; to instill.
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Csar also, then hatching tyranny, injected the same scrupulous demurs.
Milton.
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3. To cast or throw; -- with on. [R.]
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And mound inject on mound.
Pope.
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4. (Anat.) To fill (a vessel, cavity, or tissue) with a fluid or other substance; as, to inject the blood vessels.
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5. to add in; to insert; to interject; as, to inject a comment into the conversation; to inject humor into a tense situation.
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