ejector

noun
ejec·tor | \i-ˈjek-tər \

Definition of ejector 

1 : one that ejects especially : a mechanism of a firearm that ejects an empty cartridge

2 : a jet pump for withdrawing a gas, fluid, or powdery substance from a space

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Even by the standards of Camp Runamuck, where West Wing offices apparently come with ejector seats, the fact that the president* may be preparing to rid himself of yet another National Security Adviser strikes me as significant. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire, "So, Who Will Be the Next Person Kicked to the White House Curb?," 23 Feb. 2018 Just hit the jump and take a look at the shots of the sim ejector tool, the euro-style power adapter, not to mention the slightly suspect smudgy black iPhone itself. Daniel Dumas, WIRED, "The First 3G iPhone Unboxing Ever?," 8 July 2008

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First Known Use of ejector

1640, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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ejector

noun
ejec·tor | \i-ˈjek-tər \

Medical Definition of ejector 

: something that ejects — see saliva ejector

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