Translation of "jettison" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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jettisonverb [ T ]

uk /ˈdʒet.ɪ.sən/ us /ˈdʒet̬.ə.sən/

to get rid of something or someone that is not wanted or needed

把…作为废物抛弃,扔掉
The station has jettisoned educational broadcasts. 电台已取消了教育广播。

to decide not to use an idea or plan

放弃(想法或计划)
We've had to jettison our trip because of David's accident. 因为戴维发生了意外事故我们不得不放弃度假计划。

to throw goods, fuel, or equipment from a ship or aircraft to make it lighter

(船舶、飞机等为减轻重量而)投弃(货物、燃料或装备)
The captain was forced to jettison the cargo and make an emergency landing. 机长被迫投弃机上的货物并紧急迫降。

(Translation of “jettison” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)