jettisons 1 of 2

plural of jettison
as in removals
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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present tense third-person singular of jettison

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“Jettisons.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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