Associations to the word «Injection»

Pictures for the word «Injection»

Wiktionary

INJECTION, noun. The act of injecting, or something that is injected.
INJECTION, noun. (specifically) (medicine) Something injected subcutaneously, intravenously, or intramuscularly by use of a syringe and a needle.
INJECTION, noun. (set theory) A function that maps distinct x in the domain to distinct y in the codomain; formally, a f:   X   →   Y such that f(a) = f(b) implies a = b for any a, b in the domain.
INJECTION, noun. (mathematics) A relation on sets (X,Y) that associates each element of Y with at most one element of X.
INJECTION, noun. (figuratively) The addition of money to someone, or to a business.
INJECTION, noun. (programming) The insertion of program code into an application, URL, hardware, etc.; especially when malicious or when the target is not designed for such insertion.
INJECTION, noun. A specimen prepared by injection.
INJECTION, noun. (steam engines) The act of throwing cold water into a condenser to produce a vacuum.
INJECTION, noun. (steam engines) The cold water thrown into a condenser to produce a vacuum.
INJECTION, noun. (category theory) A morphism from either one of the two components of a coproduct to that coproduct.
INJECTION, noun. (Contruction) The act of inserting materials like concrete grout or gravel by using high pressure pumps.

Dictionary definition

INJECTION, noun. The forceful insertion of a substance under pressure.
INJECTION, noun. Any solution that is injected (as into the skin).
INJECTION, noun. The act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe; "the nurse gave him a flu shot".

Wise words

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