jettison 1 of 2

as in removal
the getting rid of whatever is unwanted or useless with his ship rapidly sinking, the captain ordered a last-ditch jettison of much of its cargo

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“Jettison.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jettison. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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