Published: 13th August, 2008
Last edited: 22nd June, 2009
Created: 11th August, 2008
1. to cast (goods) overboard in order to lighten a vessel or aircraft or to improve its stability in an emergency.
2. to throw off (something) as an obstacle or burden; discard.
1. the act of casting goods from a vessel or aircraft to lighten or stabilize it.