Translation of "jettison" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈdʒet.ɪ.sən/ us /ˈdʒet̬-/

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

deshacerse de
The station has jettisoned educational broadcasts.

to decide not to use an idea or plan

We’ve had to jettison our trip because of David’s accident.

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

echar por la borda
The captain was forced to jettison the cargo and make an emergency landing.

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


verb /ˈdʒetisn/

to throw (cargo etc ) overboard to lighten a ship, aircraft etc in times of danger

echar por la borda
When one of the engines failed, the aeroplane crew jettisoned the luggage.

(Translation of “jettison” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)