Definition of Jettisoning

1. Verb. (present participle of jettison) ¹



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Definition of Jettisoning

1. jettison [v] - See also: jettison

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jettisoning

jettee
jettees
jetter
jetters
jettest
jettied
jettier
jetties
jettiest
jettiness
jettinesses
jetting
jettison
jettisonable
jettisoned
jettisoning (current term)
jettisons
jetton
jettons
jetty
jettying
jetwash
jetway
jetways
jeu
jeu d'esprit
jeu de paume
jeune
jeune fille
jeunesse dorée

Literary usage of Jettisoning

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1. The Law of General Average: (English and Foreign) by Richard Lowndes (1888)
"In properly or improperly jettisoning, master is agent for ditt'erent ... the captain with reference to properly or improperly jettisoning part of the cargo ..."

2. Handbook for Masters by William Harvell LaBoyteaux (1919)
"After this had been accomplished with a heavy strain put on the anchors at high water and with the Denver pulling and by jettisoning the after ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1911)
"Approved In Lawrence v. Minturn, 17 How. Ill, 15 L. 63, holding loss of goods by jettisoning the cargo a peril of the sea; ..."

4. The Quarterly Review by George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1907)
"... of his intervention in business have been seen in the unceremonious jettisoning of two of his colleagues at the imperious bidding of the Labour leaders. ..."

5. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society by American Philosophical Society (1771)
"... this sort.196 The jettisoning of theater also allows a closer approximation to the liberal arts than Hugh had suggested, ..."

6. Bismarck by Charles Grant Robertson (1919)
"Austria lived in the past because it was impossible to live for a new future without jettisoning the only principles that kept the Empire of Francis Joseph ..."

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