Meaning of INJECTOR in English

INJECTOR

noun one who, or that which, injects.

2. injector ·noun 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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