Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of jettison.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of jettison.

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Examples

  • This is an interview that jettisons some difficult baggage.

    Opposition policy cut to the chase | Editorial

  • In reading other reviews it seems this book depicts the point when Claire finally jettisons her previously shy nature, but the change seemed in character.

    REVIEW: Carpe Corpus by Rachel Caine

  • In the end, Jacoby sounds just like "Bishop" John "I'm Always Wrong" Spong, an Episcopalian who frets that Christianity must change or die, even while he jettisons everything that is Christian from his essentially atheistic version of "Christianity."

    Atheism

  • The chute is deployed when a mechanism in the plane's aft bulkhead door jettisons the plane's tailcone.

    Report: Secret Service off hook in 2008 Obama plane mishaps

  • As before, Fosse jettisons all the conventional rules of drama.

    I Am the Wind | Michael Billington

  • Weldon sees promise, though, in the all-ages Billy Batson and the Magic of Shazam! which jettisons continuity and modern-superhero seriousness in favor of an attitude more closely akin to, Lighten up, nerds, comics should be fun.

    The rise and fall, and possible rise again, of Captain Marvel | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment

  • One gets the sense that this would not be acceptable, since it jettisons one of the underlying assumptions of mainstream literary fiction -- it's all about "understanding" character -- that supports all of the accompanying assumptions about "craft."

    October 2009

  • One gets the sense that this would not be acceptable, since it jettisons one of the underlying assumptions of mainstream literary fiction -- it's all about "understanding" character -- that supports all of the accompanying assumptions about "craft."

    Our Stories

  • A pebble jettisons against the living room window.

    Wednesday Afternoon

  • He is trying--unlike Mr. Romney, interestingly--to make sure that he immediately jettisons any of those deadweight anchors that could come back to haunt him.

    The GOP Goes at It

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