jet-, -ject, -jecting, -jected, -jection, -jector, -jectory; jacu-, jac-

(Latin: throw, send, fling, hurl, cast; gush; spurt)

pulsejet (s) (noun), pulsejets (pl)
A jet engine in which the air intake and combustion occur intermittently and produces rapid periodic bursts of thrust.
reject (verb), rejects; rejected, rejecting
1. To refuse to agree to, believe in, or make use of something: The Jones family rejected the salesman's suggestion that they replace their old vacuum cleaner because it was still doing what they needed to have done.
2. To decide not to give a person something asked or applied for: When Joseph tried to get a job with the car company, he was rejected because he didn't have the experience that was necessary for the position.
3. To decline a proposal or to turn someone down: Shirley rejected Tom's offer of marriage because they only knew each other for a very short time and she was not ready to commit herself until she knew him better.
To refuse to accept, recognize, or make use of.
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saliva ejector
A device incorporating a suction pump, for removing saliva from the mouth during a dental procedure.
subjacency (s) (noun), subjacencies (pl)
1. Descriptive of a situation in which something is forming a foundation or underlying another thing.
2. The state of being lower than something else, although not directly below it.
subject, subject
subject (SUHB jikt) (noun)
1. A person or thing that is being discussed or described: "The new museum exhibition is the subject of an article in today's paper."

"Death is an uncomfortable subject that few people are willing to talk about."

2. An area of knowledge that is studied in school: "Latin was Sam's favorite subject in high school."
3. A person or thing that is being dealt with in a particular way: "Rose was the subject of a criminal investigation."
subject (suhb JEKT) (verb)
1. To submit for consideration: "The sale of the property is subject to approval by the city council."
2. To cause or to force someone or a thing to experience something that may be harmful, unpleasant, etc.: "During the approaching hurricane, many buildings will be subject to severe winds."

"The schedule is tentative and subject to change at a later time."

The teacher was about to subject her students to tests involving her academic subject.