Adjective "Jettison" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Jettison


    Definition:

    1. to cast (goods) overboard in order to lighten a vessel or aircraft or to improve its stability in an emergency.

    2. to throw off (something) as an obstacle or burden; discard.

    3. Cards. to discard (an unwanted card or cards). noun

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

    5. jetsam.

    Examples:

    "people/places/organizations can be jettison."

    "brittlefishs can be jettison."