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jettison

US [ˈdʒetɪs(ə)n]
UK ['dʒetɪs(ə)n]
  • n.抛弃;(紧急情况下的)投弃货物
  • v.投弃;放弃;摆脱;除掉
  • Web丢弃;抛弃的货物;投掷
Simple Present:jettisons  Present Participle:jettisoning  Past Tense:jettisoned  
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v.
1.
~ sth
(为减轻重量而从行驶的飞机或船上)扔弃,丢弃,投弃to throw sth out of a moving plane or ship to make it lighter
to jettison fuel
投弃燃料
2.
~ sth/sb
摆脱;除掉;处理掉to get rid of sth/sb that you no longer need or want
He was jettisoned as team coach after the defeat.
他因这次失利被撤销了运动队教练职务。
3.
~ sth
放弃,拒绝接受(想法、信念、计划等)to reject an idea, belief, plan, etc. that you no longer think is useful or likely to be successful

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