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Jettison

To throw property overboard from a ship, especially in an emergency. Under maritime law, property that has been jettisoned (called jetsam) becomes the property of whoever finds it.
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We quickly called terminate to our lead and notified range control of our jettison.
During so-called solar storms, the sun jettisons blobs of matter and magnetic energy that are faster and denser than usual.
EDS JETTISONS WORKERS:Electronic Data Systems plans to replace 5 percent of its work force as part of an effort to branch out once the company gets its independence from General Motors Corp.