Jettison


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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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The jettison motor is one of three motors on the LAS, but it is the only motor that activates on every mission.
The Jettison Motor will fire last in the test sequence.
Unable to divorce itself entirely from its roots, several of Jettison's cocktails feature coffee, including the popular BLVD, Kaiho's take on the traditional bourbon Boulevardier.
Specifically, the collective has eight switches with the radio transmit and emergency jettison next to each other.
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jettison, jettison the stiff and stark, the tensile, taut
Army isn't going to jettison its new combat-brigade structure centered on the Stryker armored vehicle and go back to an old-style, division-based tactical force structure.
An AGM-114 Penguin anti-ship missile completed a successful safe separation jettison testing from an SH2G(A) Super Seasprite helicopter--which is to be the first rotary-wing aircraft to carry two Penguins per sortie.
Siemens said it will jettison its current hardware-design environment, which uses tools from a range of vendors.
Mechanical systems that detect and sort out CCA wood use X-rays or lasers to detect the contaminant and then rely on mechanical sorting to jettison the offending pieces.
If teachers would like to enjoy similar self-policing, argues Denis Doyle, they will need to jettison the tactics of industrial-style unionism in favor of organizations more like the medieval guilds.
After stating that Baptists began as dissenting communions whose biblicism caused them to jettison ideas they considered unbiblical, he said, "Yet their concern for conscience, their emphasis on individual conversion, their mistrust of 'hierarchies,' and the centrality of their congregational polity made Baptists a People's Movement in which division was imminently possible." (422) The Baptist Ways, the great diversity in Baptist life, came from the illuminated center of a handful of Baptist principles.