Webster's Dictionary, 1913
1. One who, or that which, injects. 2. (Machinery) A contrivance for forcing feed water into a steam boiler by the direct action of the steam upon the water. The water is driven into the boiler by the impulse of a jet of the steam which becomes condensed as soon as it strikes the stream of cold water it impels; -- also called Giffard's injector , from the inventor.
Injelly transitive verb To place in jelly. [ R.]
Injoin transitive verb
.] See Enjoin .
Injoint transitive verb [ Prefix in- in + joint .] To join; to unite. [ R.] Shak.
[ Latin injucunditas
. See In-
not, and Jocund
.] Unpleasantness; disagreeableness.
[ Obsolete] Cockeram.
Injudicable adjective Not cognizable by a judge. [ Obsolete] Bailey.
Injudicial adjective Not according to the forms of law; not judicial. [ R.]
[ Prefix in-
not + judicious
; confer French injudicieux
.] 1. Not judicious; wanting in sound judgment; undiscerning; indiscreet; unwise; as, an injudicious adviser.
An injudicious biographer who undertook to be his editor and the protector of his memory. A. Murphy. 2. Not according to sound judgment or discretion; unwise; as, an injudicious measure. Syn.
-- Indiscreet; inconsiderate; undiscerning; incautious; unwise; rash; hasty; imprudent.
Injudiciously adverb In an injudicious manner.
Injudiciousness noun The quality of being injudicious; want of sound judgment; indiscretion. Whitlock.
[ Latin injunctio
, from injungere
, to join into, to enjoin. See Enjoin
.] 1. The act of enjoining; the act of directing, commanding, or prohibiting. 2. That which is enjoined; an order; a mandate; a decree; a command; a precept; a direction.
For still they knew, and ought to have still remembered, Milton.
The high injunction , not to taste that fruit.
Necessary as the injunctions of lawful authority. South. 3. (Law) A writ or process, granted by a court of equity, and, in some cases, under statutes, by a court of law, whereby a party is required to do or to refrain from doing certain acts, according to the exigency of the writ.
» It is more generally used as a preventive than as a restorative process, although by no means confined to the former. Wharton. Daniell. Story.
Injure transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Injured
; present participle & verbal noun Injuring
.] [ Latin injuriari
, from injuria
injury, perhaps through French injurier
to insult, in Old French also, to injure; or perhaps from English injury
, or French injure
injury. See Injury
.] To do harm to; to impair the excellence and value of; to hurt; to damage; -- used in a variety of senses; as: (a) To hurt or wound, as the person; to impair soundness, as of health. (b) To damage or lessen the value of, as goods or estate. (c) To slander, tarnish, or impair, as reputation or character. (d) To impair or diminish, as happiness or virtue. (e) To give pain to, as the sensibilities or the feelings; to grieve; to annoy. (f) To impair, as the intellect or mind.
When have I injured thee? when done thee wrong? Shak. Syn.
-- To damage; mar; spoil; harm; sully; wrong; maltreat; abuse; insult; affront; dishonor.
Injurer noun One who injures or wrongs.
; plural Injurie
. [ Latin ] (Law) Injury; invasion of another's rights.
[ Latin injuriousus
, injurius; confer French injurieux
. See Injury
.] 1. Not just; wrongful; iniquitous; culpable.
[ Obsolete] Milton.
Till the injurious Roman did extort Shak. 2. Causing injury or harm; hurtful; harmful; detrimental; mischievous; as, acts injurious to health, credit, reputation, property, etc.
This tribute from us, we were free.
Without being injurious to the memory of our English Pindar. Dryden. Syn.
-- Harmful; hurtful; pernicious; mischievous; baneful; deleterious; noxious; ruinous; detrimental.
Injuriously adverb In an injurious or hurtful manner; wrongfully; hurtfully; mischievously.
Injuriousness noun The quality of being injurious or hurtful; harmfulness; injury.
; plural Injuries
. [ Middle English injurie
, Latin injuria
, from injurius
injurious, wrongful, unjust; prefix in-
not + jus
, right, law, justice: confer French injure
. See Just
] Any damage or hurt done to a person or thing; detriment to, or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a severe injury ; slander is an injury to the character.
For he that doeth injury shall receive that that he did evil. Wyclif(Col. iii. 25).
Many times we do injury to a cause by dwelling on trifling arguments. I. Watts.
Riot ascends above their loftiest towers, Milton.
And injury and outrage.
in morals and jurisprudence is the intentional doing of wrong. Fleming. Syn.
-- Harm; hurt; damage; loss; impairment; detriment; wrong; evil; injustice.
[ French injustice
, Latin injustitia
. See In-
not, and Justice
, and confer Unjust
.] 1. Want of justice and equity; violation of the rights of another or others; iniquity; wrong; unfairness; imposition.
If this people [ the Athenians] resembled Nero in their extravagance, much more did they resemble and even exceed him in cruelty and injustice . Burke. 2. An unjust act or deed; a sin; a crime; a wrong.
Cunning men can be guilty of a thousand injustices without being discovered, or at least without being punished. Swift.
Ink (ĭnk) noun (Machinery) The step, or socket, in which the lower end of a millstone spindle runs.
[ Middle English enke
, Old French enque
, French encre
, Latin encaustum
the purple red ink with which the Roman emperors signed their edicts, Greek ..., from ... burnt in, encaustic, from ... to burn in. See Encaustic
.] 1. A fluid, or a viscous material or preparation of various kinds (commonly black or colored), used in writing or printing.
Make there a prick with ink . Chaucer.
Deformed monsters, foul and black as ink . Spenser. 2. A pigment. See India ink , under India .
» Ordinarily, black
ink is made from nutgalls and a solution of some salt of iron, and consists essentially of a tannate or gallate of iron; sometimes indigo sulphate, or other coloring matter, is added. Other black inks contain potassium chromate, and extract of logwood, salts of vanadium, etc. Blue
ink is usually a solution of Prussian blue. Red
ink was formerly made from carmine (cochineal), Brazil wood, etc., but potassium eosin is now used. Also red, blue, violet, and yellow inks are largely made from aniline dyes. Indelible
ink is usually a weak solution of silver nitrate, but carbon in the form of lampblack or India ink, salts of molybdenum, vanadium, etc., are also used. Sympathetic
inks may be made of milk, salts of cobalt, etc. See Sympathetic ink
(below). Copying ink
, a peculiar ink used for writings of which copies by impression are to be taken.
-- Ink bag (Zoology)
, an ink sac.
- - Ink berry
. (Botany) (a) A shrub of the Holly family ( Ilex glabra ), found in sandy grounds along the coast from New England to Florida, and producing a small black berry. (b) The West Indian indigo berry. See Indigo .
-- Ink plant (Botany)
, a New Zealand shrub ( Coriaria thymifolia ), the berries of which yield a juice which forms an ink.
-- Ink powder
, a powder from which ink is made by solution.
-- Ink sac (Zoology)
, an organ, found in most cephalopods, containing an inky fluid which can be ejected from a duct opening at the base of the siphon. The fluid serves to cloud the water, and enable these animals to escape from their enemies. See Illust. of Dibranchiata .
-- Printer's ink
, or Printing ink
. See under Printing .
- - Sympathetic ink
, a writing fluid of such a nature that what is written remains invisible till the action of a reagent on the characters makes it visible.
Ink transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Inked
(ĭnkt); present participle & verbal noun Inking
.] To put ink upon; to supply with ink; to blacken, color, or daub with ink.
Inker noun One who, or that which, inks; especially, in printing, the pad or roller which inks the type.
; confer French cornet Ã encre
, German dintenhorn
.] A small bottle of horn or other material formerly used for holding ink; an inkstand; a portable case for writing materials.
"With a writer's inkhorn
by his side." Ezek. ix. 2.
From his pocket the notary drew his papers and inkhorn . Longfellow.
Inkhorn adjective Learned; pedantic; affected. [ Obsolete] " Inkhorn terms." Bale.
Inkhornism noun Pedantry. Sir T. Wilson.
[ From Inky
.] The state or quality of being inky; blackness.
Inking adjective Supplying or covering with ink. Inking roller , a somewhat elastic roller, used to spread ink over forms of type, copperplates, etc. -- Inking trough or table , a trough or table from which the inking roller receives its ink.
[ Prob.the same word as lingle
, the first l
being mistaken for the definite article in French. See Lingle
.] A kind of tape or braid. Shak.
Inkle transitive verb [ Middle English inklen to hint; confer Danish ymte to whisper.] To guess. [ Prov. Eng.] "She inkled what it was." R. D. Blackmore.
Inkling noun A hint; an intimation.
The least inkling or glimpse of this island. Bacon.
They had some inkling of secret messages. Clarendon.
Inknot transitive verb To fasten or bind, as with a knot; to knot together. Fuller.
Inkstand noun A small vessel for holding ink, to dip the pen into; also, a device for holding ink and writing materials.
Inkstone noun A kind of stone containing native vitriol or sulphate of iron, used in making ink.
Inky adjective Consisting of, or resembling, ink; soiled with ink; black. " Inky blots." Shak. "Its inky blackness." Boyle.
Inlace transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Inlaced
; present participle & verbal noun Inlacing
.] [ Prefix in-
: confer Middle English enlacen
to entangle, involve, Old French enlacier
, French enlacer
. See Lace
, and confer Enlace
.] To work in, as lace; to embellish with work resembling lace; also, to lace or enlace. P. Fletcher.
[ Law Latin inlagatio
, from inlagare
to restore to law. See In
, and Law
.] (Old Eng. Law) The restitution of an outlawed person to the protection of the law; inlawing. Bouvier.
Inlaid past participle of Inlay .
Inland adjective 1. Within the land; more or less remote from the ocean or from open water; interior; as, an inland town.
"This wide inland
From inland regions to the distant main. Cowper. 2. Limited to the land, or to inland routes; within the seashore boundary; not passing on, or over, the sea; as, inland transportation, commerce, navigation, etc. 3. Confined to a country or state; domestic; not foreign; as, an inland bill of exchange. See Exchange .
Inland noun The interior part of a country. Shak.
Inland adverb Into, or towards, the interior, away from the coast. Cook.
The greatest waves of population have rolled inland from the east. S. Turner.
Inlander noun One who lives in the interior of a country, or at a distance from the sea. Sir T. Browne.
Inlandish adjective Inland. [ Obsolete] T. Reeve(1657)
Inlapidate transitive verb [ Prefix in- in + Latin lapis , lapidis , stone.] To convert into a stony substance; to petrify. [ R.] Bacon.
Inlard transitive verb See Enlard .
Inlaw transitive verb
. Confer Inlagation
.] (Old Eng. Law) To clear of outlawry or attainder; to place under the protection of the law. Burrill.