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  • n  a person who ousts or supplants someone else
  • n  a mechanism in a firearm that ejects the empty shell case after firing

  • Fuel tanks became incendiary bombs, ejector seats blasted from burning planes, a superheated machine gun opened fire spontaneously, missiles detonated.
  • He and Sir Harry, in their ejector seats, shot upward from the aircraft, and their parachutes blossomed in the mist.
  • Sure, there were the staples: ejector seats, rockets, and a retractable claw come to mind.
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  • 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.
    July 4, 2013 - Everett Herald

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