Jettison

What is Jettison?

Jettison definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object)
to cast (goods) overboard in order to lighten a vessel or aircraft or to improve its stability in an emergency.
to throw off (something) as an obstacle or burden; discard.
Cards. to discard (an unwanted card or cards).

noun
the act of casting goods from a vessel or aircraft to lighten or stabilize it.
jetsam.

 

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