a person or thing that injects.
a device for injecting feedwater into a boiler against high pressure by means of a jet of steam.
Also called fuel injector. a mechanism consisting of a pump, valves, and nozzles for spraying fuel into the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine.

1735–45; inject + -or2 Unabridged
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injector (ɪnˈdʒɛktə)
1.  a person or thing that injects
2.  a device for spraying fuel into the combustion chamber of an internal-combustion engine
3.  Also: inspirator a device for forcing water into a steam boiler

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The first plasma injector began operating a year ago.
Then diesel fuel from another tank is injected directly into the chamber using a low-pressure fuel injector.
He had actually been running the electron injector at that kilovoltage for the past eight hours.
Injector lines using this material exhibit a significantly higher failure rate.
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