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Discard vs. Jettison

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Discardverb

(transitive) to throw away, to reject.

Jettisonnoun

Items that have been or are about to be ejected from a boat or balloon.

Discardverb

To make a discard; to throw out a card.

Jettisonnoun

(countable) The action of jettisoning items.

Discardverb

To dismiss from employment, confidence, or favour; to discharge.

Jettisonverb

To eject from a boat, submarine, aircraft, spaceship or hot-air balloon, so as to lighten the load.

‘The ballooners had to jettison all of their sand bags to make it over the final hill.’; ‘The jettisoning of fuel tanks.’;

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Discardnoun

Anything discarded.

Jettisonverb

(figurative) To let go or get rid of as being useless or defective.

Discardnoun

A discarded playing card in a card game.

Jettisonnoun

The throwing overboard of goods from necessity, in order to lighten a vessel in danger of wreck.

Discardnoun

(programming) A temporary variable used to receive a value of no importance and unable to be read later.

Jettisonnoun

See Jetsam, 1.

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Discardnoun

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Jettisonverb

throw away, of something encumbering

Discardverb

To throw out of one's hand, as superfluous cards; to lay aside (a card or cards).

Jettisonverb

throw as from an airplane

Discardverb

To cast off as useless or as no longer of service; to dismiss from employment, confidence, or favor; to discharge; to turn away.

‘They blame the favorites, and think it nothing extraordinary that the queen should . . . resolve to discard them.’;

Discardverb

To put or thrust away; to reject.

‘A man discards the follies of boyhood.’;

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Discardverb

To make a discard.

Discardnoun

The act of discarding; also, the card or cards discarded.

Discardnoun

anything that is cast aside or discarded

Discardnoun

(cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or to failing to follow suit

Discardnoun

getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable

Discardverb

throw or cast away;

‘Put away your worries’;

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