Definition of Jettisons

1. Noun. (plural of jettison) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of jettison) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jettisons

1. jettison [v] - See also: jettison

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jettisons

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

Literary usage of Jettisons

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1. A Compendium of the Law of Merchant Shipping: With an Appendix Containing by Frederic Philip Maude, Charles Edward Pollock, Gainsford Bruce (1881)
"Jettison occurs where goods are thrown overboard for the jettisons, preservation of the ship and cargo, or for any other sufficient cause (A); as, ..."

2. A Treatise on the Principles of the Law of Marine Insurance: In Two Parts. I by Francis Hildyard (1845)
"SECTION XL OF " jettisons." but remotely Another risk which the underwriters take upon themselves Of jettisons. is that of "jettison. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Insurance by Willard Phillips (1823)
"jettisons and Sacrifices of a part of the Interest at Risk. When it becomes necessary for the general safety to lighten the ship by making a jettison, ..."

4. The Reports of the Most Learned Sir Edmund Saunders, Knt: Of Several by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Edmund Saunders, John Williams (1845)
"... they were SWEETING, of the seas (9), men of war, fire, enemies, pirates, rovers, thieves, jettisons, letters of mart and counter-mart, surpri- sals, ..."

5. Principles of the Law of Personal Property, Chattels and Choses: Including by Frank Hall Childs (1914)
"Charter Parties—Wharfage—Demurrage—General Average—jettisons. Maritime affairs in all countries have been considered as possessing a nature different from ..."

6. A Practical Treatise on the Law of Marine Insurance by Richard Lowndes (1885)
"jettisons. § 118.—Jettison is the intentional throwing overboard of cargo or of the ship's tackling or effects, as, to lighten the ship in a storm or when ..."

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