- (Australian English) IPA: /ˈdʒɛɾəsən/, /ˈdʒɛtɪsən/
- (RP) IPA: /ˈdʒɛtɪsn̩/, /-zn̩/
- (America) IPA: /ˈdʒɛɾɪsn̩/, /-zn̩/
jettison (plural jettisons)
- (uncountable, collective) Items that have been or are about to be ejected from a boat or balloon.
- (countable) The action of jettisoning items.
jettison (jettisons, present participle jettisoning; past and past participle jettisoned)
- To eject from a boat, submarine, aircraft, spaceship or hot-air balloon, so as to lighten the load.
- The ballooners had to jettison all of their sand bags to make it over the final hill.
- The jettisoning of fuel tanks.
- (figurative) To let go or get rid of as being useless or defective.
- Synonyms: discard, chuck, ditch, dump, junk, lose, Thesaurus:junk
- French: délester, larguer, jeter par-dessus bord
- German: über Bord werfen, Ballast abwerfen
- Italian: gettare in mare
- Portuguese: deslastrar
- Russian: сбра́сывать
- Spanish: echar mercancías al mar, deslastrar, soltar lastre
- French: se débarrasser, abandonner, (familiar) balancer
- German: loswerden
- Italian: gettare, buttare, espellere
- Portuguese: jogar fora, livrar-se de
- Russian: выбра́сывать
- Spanish: desechar, expeler