jettison

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The action of jettisoning items
To let go or get rid of as being useless or defective; discard
Collectively, items that have been or are about to be ejected from a boat or balloon
To eject from a boat, submarine, aircraft, spaceship or hot-air balloon, so as to lighten the load

The jettisoning of fuel tanks.

To cast overboard or off Informal To discard (something) as unwanted or burdensome
Act of throwing overboard part of a vesselís cargo or hull in hopes of saving a ship from sinking
To eject from a boat, submarine, aircraft, or hot-air balloon, so as to lighten the load
throw as from an airplane throw away, of something encumbering
To jettison something that is not needed or wanted means to throw it away or get rid of it. The crew jettisoned excess fuel and made an emergency landing. = discard
See Jetsam, 1
Act of throwing overboard part of a vessel's cargo or hull in hopes of saving a ship from sinking
a discard, particularly the discard of a blocking card
If you jettison something, for example an idea or a plan, you deliberately reject it or decide not to use it. The Government seems to have jettisoned the plan. = abandon
A voluntary action to rid a ship of cargo to prevent further damage or peril Jettison is a covered peril in Ocean marine policies
Deliberate throwing overboard of cargo or parts of the ship If done in time of peril, this is a general average sacrifice but is also recoverable as a direct claim on the policy
{i} act of casting goods from a ship to lighten its load; jetsam, goods thrown overboard from a ship
Releasing an airborne weapon or store by means of an emergency or secondary release system for safety purposes or to prepare for air combat Weapons are normally jettisoned in a safe condition
To selectively discard aircraft components such as external fuel tanks or canopies
throw as from an airplane
throw away, of something encumbering
The throwing overboard of goods from necessity, in order to lighten a vessel in danger of wreck
{f} cast goods from a ship to lighten its load; throw away, get rid of
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{s} thrown overboard, cast into the sea (of jetsam); discarded, thrown out
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