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Pronunciation[]

  • (Australian English) IPA: /ˈdʒɛɾəsən/ or IPA: /ˈdʒɛtɪsən/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈdʒɛtɪsən/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈdʒɛtɪsən/, /ˈdʒɛtəsən/
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Etymology[]

From Template:Xno[[Category:Template:Xno derivations|Jettison]] getteson, from Old French getaison (French: would be jetaison like pendaison).

Noun[]

Singular
Jettison

Plural
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Jettison ({{{1}}})

  1. (uncountable) Collectively, items that have been or are about to be ejected from a boat or balloon.
  2. (countable) The action of jettisoning items.

Synonyms[]

  • (items jettisoned): jetsam

Translations[]

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Jettison

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to Jettison (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. To eject from a boat, submarine, aircraft, spaceship or hot-air balloon, so as to lighten the load.
    The ballooners had to jettison all of their sand bags to make it over the final hill.
    The jettisoning of fuel tanks.
  2. To let go or get rid of as being useless or defective; discard.

Synonyms[]

  • (to let go or get rid of as being useless):: chuck, discard, ditch, dump, junk, lose, scrap, toss
  • See also Wikisaurus:junk

Translations[]

de:jettison et:jettison el:jettison fa:jettison io:jettison it:jettison ml:jettison nl:jettison pl:jettison pt:jettison fi:jettison sv:jettison ta:jettison vi:jettison zh:jettison

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