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 Meanings and Examples of JETTISON
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jettison
 v.  throw overboard; eject from boat, submarine, aircraft, or spaceship
Classic Sentence:
1  It's hard to salvage jettisoned cargo and, if it is retrieved, it's usually irreparably damaged.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
Example Sentence:
1  In order to enable the ship to ride safely through the storm, the captain had to jettison much of his cargo.
2  During the day or so between his announcement and pulling the game, there was lots of speculation about why Nguyen made this decision to jettison a popular and highly profitable product.
3  The Government seems to have jettisoned the plan.
4  The station has jettisoned educational broadcasts.