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Pronunciation: ( jet'u-sun, -zun), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/jettison.html on line 79 [key]
v.t.
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).

n.
1. the act of casting goods from a vessel or aircraft to lighten or stabilize it.
2. jetsam.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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