jettison


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Synonyms for jettison

Synonyms for jettison

to let go or get rid of as being useless or defective, for example

the act of getting rid of something useless or used up

Words related to jettison

throw as from an airplane

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Aerojet Rocketdyne is contracted to supply the jettison motor for Orion's LAS through Artemis 2.
The fourth satellite the pair sent into orbit was a cylindrical satellite called the TNS-0 for testing technologies for new space communication and navigation, it was jettisoned at 11:21 a.m.
As the nightcap to Houndstooth's pick-me-up, Jettison stands in stark contrast to the former's bright, open layout.
Knowing that the jettison was a commanded jettison and there was nothing wrong with our aircraft, our commanding officer was comfortable with me bringing the aircraft home.
Running low on fuel, and unable to land carrying such a large ordnance load, they decided to jettison the bombs.
The two AV-8B Harrier jets launched from the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard each jettisoned an inert practice bomb and an unarmed laserguided explosive bomb into the World Heritage-listed marine park off the coast of Queensland state last Tuesday, the US 7th Fleet said.
Summary: Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has admitted the party is having to jettison key policy pledges as a result of the economic downturn.
Instead, the groups say, the White House should jettison the agreements negotiated by the previous administration and begin the negotiations from scratch.
Stepping on the ejector rack's jettison cable damages insulation and crushes internal wires.
GORDON Brown is expected to jettison some controversial policies this week as he battles to recover from disastrous local election results.
If we are to avoid truly ugly political outcomes, it is time to jettison incoherent discourse on the subject, and approach the term with some degree of honesty in order to point it out where it exists and prevent it from growing.
ACE Aviation plans to spin off Air Canada and jettison its aircraft repair unit to wring more value for investors, it said on Friday as it reported a 40 percent jump in profit.
As expected, its sedan lineup will add the second generation BLS to its stable in North America, and jettison the front-drive DTS.
Unless Democrats jettison the DLC (Republican Lite) agenda, they will continue to lose.