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Synonyms for jetsam

the part of a ship's equipment or cargo that is thrown overboard to lighten the load in a storm

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the floating wreckage of a ship


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Manufacturing and assembling Flotsam & Jetsam back in 2016 "felt like a delicate dance at the time," Caillouet said, noting that 1 2 trucks were needed to transport all the parts to southern Florida where they were assembled on site.
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He compared the SNP government's involvement in the affair to "flotsam and jetsam - the same as the bags that fell upon the poor town of Lockerbie and the people there".
The lack of food was starting to bite but some of the girls found an old rope on the shore and Bear's narration told us your survival often depends on what you can do with the flotsam and jetsam which washed up on deserted island shores.
They are human flotsam and jetsam, washed up on the Libyan coast, where desperate migrants launch perilous sea-crossings to find sanctuary in Europe.
Davis' copious research into the flotsam and jetsam of 1963 establishes the mood: She shows us the billboards lining Route 66, takes us into the motels and truck stops and listens to the pop songs on the radio.
Our staff spent the better part of six months going over every page of the publication, from our logo to the Flotsam & Jetsam page, all with the goal of making NH Business Review a more entertaining, informative and pleasurable reading experience.
Finally there will be the 'Desert island Discs' show with Artizani who will feature a tropical island, a gramophone, flotsam, jetsam and one hapless castaway.
Back in the mid noughties, when a panic wave of tsunamic proportions swept through the communication industry to the tune of "let's get digital", the word 'GMOOT' rose in the midst of the flotsam and jetsam. GMOOT - Gimme One Of Those - was the angst-ridden cry of legions of management personnel hanging desperately to debris while everything seemed to be sinking around them."GMOOT websites!","GMOOT microsites!", in fact "GMOOT whatever-seems-to- be-the-latest-rage", in what looked like an incomprehensible maelstorm of computer lingo.
Street sweepers sort through the flotsam and jetsam, salvaging what can be of use and disregarding the rest.
Flotsam And Jetsam is a favourite, and there are some lovely horn harmonies (John Martin is on tenor and soprano) in Gneiss.
Mark Gonzales checked in via Skype from his archaeological investigation site in France, where he's musing on the aftermath and random jetsam attendant to WWI battlegrounds.