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a device in which kinetic energy is transferred from a medium that is moving at high velocity to another medium. The energy is transferred as the media are mixed (seeJET APPARATUS). Ejectors are used in jet and vacuum pumps. They are widely used as mixers in the chemical and petroleum-refining industries.
REFERENCESSokolov, E. Ia., and N. M. Zinger. Struinye apparaty, 2nd ed. Moscow, 1970.
Gubin, M. F., Iu. N. Gornostaev, and K. A. Liubitskii. Primenenie ezhektorov na gidroelektrostantsiiakh. Moscow, 1971.
ejector, ejector pump
sump pump, ejector
ii. Any device to eject something (e.g., links of gun ammunition in a belt are ejected from the gun into the aircraft fuselage or the atmosphere by an ejector).