Ejecta meaning

ĭ-jĕktə
Ejected matter, as that from an erupting volcano.
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Ejected matter, as from the body, a volcano, etc.
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Ejected matter, especially from an erupting volcano. Volcanic ejecta usually includes volcanic glass, ash, and rock fragments.
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Material which has been ejected, especially from a volcano or an impact crater.
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Origin of ejecta

  • New Latin ēiecta from neuter pl. of Latin ēiectus past participle of ēicere to throw out eject

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition