LaFever had almost made it to the lake, but slowly had to jettison all of his gear as he got weaker.
Will he urge Obama to jettison public investment for lower deficits?
But they also bequeathed to us a founding racism that we have found it almost impossible to jettison.
Naturally, he intends to jettison the name “Lowes Island” and call it the Trump National Golf Course in Washington, D.C.
Spin down, turn to entry attitude and jettison ballast mass in one minute.
"Well—it's all very interesting and very clever, doctor," he said, glancing at jettison.
They might have defeated their own purpose by making him jettison his contraband!
This was the business acquaintance of Prince Bukaty's, who had come to speak of jettison.
If it came to the worst, he thought, he could jettison his pack.
But jettison gave no help, and Mitchington fell back on himself.
1848, from jettison (n.) "act of throwing overboard" to lighten a ship. This noun was an 18c. Marine Insurance writers' restoration of the earlier form and original sense of the 15c. word that had become jetsam, probably because jetsam had taken on a sense of "things cast overboard" and an unambiguous word was needed for "act of throwing overboard."
Middle English jetteson (n.) "act of throwing overboard" is from Anglo-French getteson, from Old French getaison "act of throwing (goods overboard)," especially to lighten a ship in distress, from Late Latin iactionem (nominative iactatio) "act of throwing," noun of action from past participle stem of iectare "toss about" (see jet (v.)). Related: Jettisoned.