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/notes/words/english Jettisson Tue, 21 Apr 2009

Definition (on

  • to cast (goods) overboard in order to lighten a vessel or aircraft or to improve its stability in an emergency.
  • to throw off (something) as an obstacle or burden; discard.
  • (Cards) to discard (an unwanted card or cards).

French translation (on wordreference):

  • (from ship) jeter qqch par-dessus bord
  • (from plane) larguer
  • (idée théorie) rejeter

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