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use "jettison" in a sentence

There is still one tank of unstable fuel left, and the computer has begun a countdown to jettison that too.

The simple appearance of MiGs could often accomplish their mission by causing American pilots to jettison their bomb loads as a defensive measure.

The A-10
first to notice Ariel's infatuation with the world above.

we walked on to a secluded cove where there was a great deal of flotsam and jetsam on the beach giving an ideal opportunity to make a beach sculpture comprising bits of driftwood and other items.

There are large rocks and flotsam and jetsam scattered everywhere.

Only an amalgam of bolts and links like ballast jetsam.

True, they could get a bit fucking boring with their endless sitting around on park benches, the way their conversation revolved a flotsam and jetsam of useless information filched from tatters of stray newspaper and radio news overheard in off-licenses.

They get washed in as flotsam and jetsam and end up at his door.

The boat travels at such high speeds, he said, that any collision with flotsam or jetsam leaves an expensive ding, and flotsam dings on boats are more pricey than parking lot dings on cars.

The main character was in a sense the Union army and the human flotsam and jetsam it picked up along the way.

They, in fact, are the flotsam and jetsam of the four year civil war: displaced locals, brigands, Turcomen recruited by Ankara from Syria, Iraq, the Caucasus or Central Asia.

Yet, a few Republicans - some for protectionist reasons, others for fear of the flotsam and jetsam of presidential add-ons - choose to align with barry Sanders, harry Reid and Elizabeth warren on the trade issue.

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