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Jettison

Jettison Meaning & Definition
Jettison Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Jettison?

[v] throw as from an airplane
[v] throw away, of something encumbering

Synonyms | Synonyms for Jettison:

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See Also | cast aside | cast away | cast out | chuck out | discard | dispose | fling | put away | throw | throw away | throw out | toss | toss away | toss out

Jettison In Webster's Dictionary

\Jet"ti*son\ n. [See {Jetsam}.] 1. (Mar. Law) The throwing overboard of goods from necessity, in order to lighten a vessel in danger of wreck. 2. See {Jetsam}, 1.

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