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.]

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.

2.

Fig.: To throw; to offer; to propose; to instill.

Caesar also, then hatching tyranny, injected the same scrupulous demurs. Milton.

3.

To cast or throw; -- with on.

[R.]

And mound inject on mound. Pope.

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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