jettison


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jettison \Jet"ti*son\ n. [See Jetsam.]
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   1. (Mar. Law) The throwing overboard of goods from necessity,
      in order to lighten a vessel in danger of wreck.
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   2. See Jetsam, 1.
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