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ejector

[ih-jek-ter] /ɪˈdʒɛk tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that ejects.
2.
(in a firearm or gun) the mechanism that after firing throws out the empty cartridge or shell.
3.
Also called eductor. a device for inducing a flow of a fluid from a chamber or vessel by using the pressure of a jet of water, air, steam, etc., to create a partial vacuum in such a way as to entrain the fluid to be removed.
4.
any of various devices for removing work from a machine or die.
Origin
1630-1640
1630-40; eject + -or2
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  • Discard the tip by depressing the tip ejector button, as shown below.
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British Dictionary definitions for ejector

ejector

/ɪˈdʒɛktə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that ejects
2.
the mechanism in a firearm that ejects the empty cartridge or shell after firing
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