reinjection

injection

[in-jek-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of injecting.
2.
something that is injected.
3.
a liquid injected into the body, especially for medicinal purposes, as a hypodermic or an enema.
4.
state of being hyperemic or bloodshot.
5.
Mathematics. a one-to-one function.
6.
Also called insertion. Aerospace. the process of putting a spacecraft into orbit or some other desired trajectory.

Origin:
1535–45; < Latin injectiōn- (stem of injectiō). See inject, -ion

postinjection, adjective
reinjection, noun
superinjection, noun
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injection (ɪnˈdʒɛkʃən)
 
n
1.  fluid injected into the body, esp for medicinal purposes
2.  something injected
3.  the act of injecting
4.  a.  the act or process of introducing fluid under pressure, such as fuel into the combustion chamber of an engine
 b.  (as modifier): injection moulding
5.  maths surjection See also bijection a function or mapping for which f(x) = f(y) only if x = y
 
in'jective
 
adj

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injection in·jec·tion (ĭn-jěk'shən)
n.

  1. The act of injecting a substance into a tissue, vessel, canal, or organ.

  2. Something that is injected, especially a dose of liquid medicine injected into the body.

  3. Congestion or hyperemia.

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injection  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (ĭn-jěk'shən)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. A substance that is introduced into a organism, especially by means of a hypodermic syringe, as a liquid into the veins or muscles of the body.

  2. A function that maps each member of one set (the domain) to exactly one member of another set (the range). Compare bijection, surjection.


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