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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Verb- Get rid of.

Usage examples (32)
  • Russ eagerly asked what "jettisoned" meant, and the man explained that the crew had pushed overboard all the deckload of lumber.
  • Kepler's dust cover has now been jettisoned, meaning the search for extrasolar 'Earths' is not long from commencing.
  • He ploughed into a parked Seat, causing front-seat passenger Mr Cromer to be "jettisoned" out the window onto the pavement near to a bus stop.
  • Does the external tank get jettisoned afterwards, gentlemen? for more
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