From the participle stem of Latin inicere â€˜throw inâ€™, from in- + jacere â€˜throwâ€™.
- transitive to push something in, especially fluids into a cavity or passage
#:Smiling, the nurse injected a painkilling drug into the veins of my forearm.
- transitive to introduce something sudddenly or violently
#:Punk injected a much-needed sense of urgency to the British music scene.
- transitive to administer an injection to, especially of medicine or drugs
#:Now lie back while we inject you with the anaesthetic.
- intransitive to take or be administered something by means of injection, especially medicine or drugs
#:It's been a week since I stopped injecting, and I'm still in withdrawal.
rfc-level|Translations at L3+ (AutoFormat? would have corrected level of Translations)
trans-top|to push something in
German: injizieren, spritzen i|medical, einspritzen i|engineering
trans-top|to introduce something sudddenly or violently
trans-top|to administer an injection to
Finnish: ruiskuttaa, piikittÃ¤Ã¤
German: injizieren, spritzen
trans-top|to take or be administered something by means of injection
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