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e·jec·tion

(ē-jek'shŭn),
1. The act of driving or throwing out by physical force from within.
2. That which is ejected. Synonym(s): ejecta
[L. ejectio, from ejicio, to cast out]

e·jec·tion

(ē-jek'shŭn)
1. The act of driving or throwing out by physical force from within.
2. That which is ejected.
Synonym(s): ejecta.
[L. ejectio, from ejicio, to cast out]

ejecta

(e-jek'ta) [L. ejectus, thrown out, ejected]
Material, especially waste material, excreted by the body. Synonym: dejecta; egesta

ejecta

refuse cast off from the body.
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ejecta would not include the detrital sedimentary rock of the Devonian and Mississippian) because of the observed superposition of the Ohio Shale in the northern part of the crater.
Primary ejecta from SMC under excimer processing as derived from IR spectra are summarized in Table 2.
This observation shows it is a disk, and it is populated with fast-moving ejecta from previous outbursts.
in the ejecta layer of the Tuttensee crater, fragments which have been extremely twisted.
The highest ages, ranging from 44,700 to 51,600 years, were obtained from the "summits" of large ejecta blocks of Kaibab Formation.
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In addition, recent work suggests that the Haughton structure may be an analogue for Martian impact craters that possess so-called "fluidized" or layered ejecta deposits (Osinski 2006).
The earth material that is ejected from the crater is called ejecta (ejec-ta).
It does raise the possibility that ejecta from the impact may be preserved in Permian or Carboniferous rocks that are closest to the site.
Characteristics of shocked quartz in Late Eocene impact ejecta from Massigano (Acona, Italy): Clues to shock conditions and source crater.
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