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Jetsam

Jet´sam
n.1.(Mar. Law) Goods which sink when cast into the sea, and remain under water; - distinguished from flotsam, goods which float, and ligan (or lagan), goods which are sunk attached to a buoy.
2.The act of throwing objects from a ship to lighten the load; jettison{1}. See Jettison, 1.
3.Anything thrown overboard from a ship, whether floating or not.
4.Objects scattered about in a disorderly manner; as, he couldn't find his sneakers among the jetsam in his room.
Noun1.jetsam - the part of a ship's equipment or cargo that is thrown overboard to lighten the load in a storm
2.jetsam - the floating wreckage of a ship
Synonyms: flotsam
part, portion
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