verb (used with object)
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Origin of jettison
OTHER WORDS FROM jettisonjet·ti·son·a·ble, adjective
Words nearby jettison
Example sentences from the Web for jettison
Jettison your lawyers as a source of prison-yard guidance, Abramoff said.Abramoff’s Advice for Virginia’s New Jailhouse Guv|Tim Mak, Jackie Kucinich|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But they also bequeathed to us a founding racism that we have found it almost impossible to jettison.The Invention of the Ego in Martin Luther’s Defiance|Thomas Cahill|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The other companies to jettison Deen were more interested in their image than the bottom line.Racism Is a Tough Sell: The Real Reason Everyone Dumped Paula Deen|Daniel Gross|June 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Nor does he believe it will force the company to jettison full-time workers.
It will jettison the reactionary messages that alienated so many persuadable voters in 2012.Commentary's Symposium on the Future of Conservatism|David Frum|January 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I found the harbour; I traversed wharf after wharf; but found no visible record of the most momentous act of jettison since Jonah.Roving East and Roving West|E. V. Lucas
But if we jettison cargo to make room for these poor beggars, sir, the insurance will pay.A Master of Fortune|Cutcliffe Hyne
"I'll take a look at it some time," said Jettison, putting the pamphlet in his pocket.
Why, yes—frankly, I'm inclined to Jettison's theory—in fact, I'm certain that's the truth.
So its cheapest to jettison haythanks for that new word, Ed.The Last of the Flatboats|George Cary Eggleston