Verb(1) throw away, of something encumbering(2) throw as from an airplane
(1) the jettison lever(2) He in fact wanted to jettison anyone who would stand up to his dictatorial tendencies.(3) Just jettison that thing or evacuate your ship.(4) On board the battle ship Alkaline, Dex moved cautiously to his station near the jettison pods.(5) Noticing that Greasy 62's centerline tank had not jettisoned, he commanded a jettison reattempt.(6) It caused severe distress to a crew member and forced the jettison of all sonobuoys.(7) If the committee issued a negative report, Barroso would feel obliged to jettison him, or at least give him a less significant portfolio.(8) He thought of Shackleton who, when forced to lighten his load on the ice floes, would not jettison his banjo.(9) We double-checked all the jettison setting, but nothing happened when I pushed the red button.(10) They have to reinvent themselves and jettison anyone tarred with the brush of Thatcher if they are ever again to challenge.(11) They knew he would never jettison anyone short of an attacking pirate, but he did not like having to cater to his former competitor.(12) Despite their doubts these men clung precariously to some idea of God, unwilling to jettison Him altogether.(13) When the airplane was in a position to jettison the load, the pilot discovered the jettison switch guard had vibrated back to the closed position.(14) One is you can jettison the fuel if the airplane has a jettison system.(15) Senior people inside Fianna Fail are saying privately that the long-term intent is to jettison the PDs.(16) Visually exciting, it dares us to jettison our conceptual baggage.
1. dump ::
2. drop ::
3. ditch ::
4. discharge ::
6. unload ::
7. throw overboard ::
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Different Formsjettison, jettisoned, jettisoning, jettisons
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