Ejector

Noun

  • (mechanics) A jet jump for lifting water or withdrawing air from a space. {Ejector condenser} (Steam Engine), a condenser in which the vacuum is maintained by a jet pump.
  • A lever for removing circuit boards from an electronic chassis.
  • One who, or that which, ejects or dispossesses.
  • That part of the mechanism of a breech-loading firearm which ejects the empty shell.
  • ejector seat: a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute.

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