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jettison
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Gone with the Wind
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  • It’s hard to salvage jettisoned cargo and, if it is retrieved, it’s usually irreparably damaged.

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  • The seas were so rough, the captain jettisoned some of the cargo to better stabilize the ship.
  • The policy is to jettison excess fuel prior to landing on the carrier.

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