The burning house ejected yellow flames into the night sky.
An example of eject is a dvd player releasing a disc; the player ejects the disc.
An example of eject is a wild fire giving off smoke; the fire ejects smoke.
Press that button to eject the video tape.
The chimney ejects smoke.
To eject a heckler.
The man started a fight and was ejected from the bar.
Andrew was ejected from his apartment for not paying the rent.
The pilot lost control of the plane and had to eject.
I can't get this cassette to eject.
When the tape stops, press eject.
Origin of eject
- Middle English ejecten from Latin ēicere ēiect- ē-, ex- ex- iacere to throw yē- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin ēiectus, from e-, combining form of ex- (“out”) + iectus, variant form of iactus, perfect passive participle of iacere (“to throw”).