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English Dictionary: injector by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
injector
n
  1. a contrivance for injecting (e.g., water into the boiler of a steam engine or particles into an accelerator etc.)
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Injector \In*ject"or\, n.
      1. One who, or that which, injects.
  
      2. (Mach.) A contrivance for forcing feed water into a steam
            boiler by the direct action of the steam upon the water.
            The water is driven into the boiler by the impulse of a
            jet of the steam which becomes condensed as soon as it
            strikes the stream of cold water it impels; -- also called
            {Giffard's injector}, from the inventor.
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