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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To get rid of, to lighten the load.

Usage examples (34)
  • Before landing on an aircraft carrier, planes jettison any remaining fuel.
  • Television, as you know, can kind of jettison you into a whole new world.
  • "But," I asked, "do not the men object to this kind of jettison?"
  • Obviously Spansion is bullish about their business going forward although they've shrunk it kind of jettison the mobile market. for more
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