ejector ejector

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who ousts or supplants someone else
  2. (n) a mechanism in a firearm that ejects the empty shell case after firing

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Fuel tanks became incendiary bombs, ejector seats blasted from burning planes, a superheated machine gun opened fire spontaneously, missiles detonated.
  2. He and Sir Harry, in their ejector seats, shot upward from the aircraft, and their parachutes blossomed in the mist.
  3. Sure, there were the staples: ejector seats, rockets, and a retractable claw come to mind.

News

  • Ejector stacks increase horsepower

    When you come from a company known for building racing planes, you learn to steal any advantage you can get. Supermarine's Spitfire (and Hawker's Hurricane, too) have ejector stacks on either side of its Merlin engine that help exhaust escape, not to the sides, but almost directly aft.
    on July 4, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

Quotes

  • "When I teach, my job is to bring out whatever is possible," Katselas said in 1998 in Buzz magazine. "It's not my job to push the ejector seat on somebody's dreams."
    on Oct 28, 2008 By: Milton Katselas Source: Los Angeles Times

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