Jetson

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Jetson Anything thrown overboard from a ship, whether floating or not.
    • Jetson (Mar. Law) Goods which sink when cast into the sea, and remain under water; -- distinguished from flotsam, goods which float, and liganor lagan), goods which are sunk attached to a buoy.
    • Jetson Objects scattered about in a disorderly manner; as, he couldn't find his sneakers among the jetsam in his room.
    • Jetson The act of throwing objects from a ship to lighten the load; jettison{1}. See Jettison, 1.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. jeter, to throw: cf. OF. getaison, a throwing. Cf. Flotsam Jettison

Usage

In literature:

Jetson, the agent, had almost given up hope of bringing off a deal.
"Malvina of Brittany" by Jerome K. Jerome
Then Jetson left his friends.
"Dave Darrin on Mediterranean Service" by H. Irving Hancock
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In news:

George Jensen, meet George Jetson.
Remember when we were kids, and dreams of the time when we could fly in our cars like George Jetson filled our thoughts on long summer afternoons.
George Jetson's Maid is Real.
Inactive for the past four weeks, Patriots defensive back Shawn Springs said he didn't watch the Jetsons during his downtime.
New South Wales energy department is seeking a family to live like George Jetson in a smart house for one year.
Anyone familiar with Kenny Scharf 's work won't be surprised to learn that the Pop Surrealist, painter of Jetsons and Flintstones characters, psychedelic space adventures and cool mutant creatures, has created an animated cartoon.
Space-age : How the Jetsons turned a bunch of kids into scientists.
When "The Jetsons" came out, I loved the idea of a robot doing the dishes.
Many people remember watching movies and television shows, such as "The Jetsons," where the characters lived in ultramodern, fully automated homes.
Jack Donaghy, Jell -O, and The Jetsons.
Elon Musk 's Wild Idea for a 'Jetson Tunnel' from S.F.
Like the robot maid, the flying car is part of our 'Jetsons'-promised future that has yet to materialize.
"Maybe I've seen The Jetsons too many times," frontman Matt Bellamy told the Sun.
Think Jane Jetson visits Mel's Diner.
Details on Jetson's participation in Relish.
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