abort

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-bōrt′ Definitions: 1. The expulsion of an embryo or fetus before it is viable. 2. The removal of the products of conception prematurely. 3. To arrest a disease in its earliest stages. 4. To arrest any action or process before its normal completion.
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abort

[v] - terminate before completion, as of a computer process, a mission, etc. 2. [v] - terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion
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Abort

To terminate or stop a process prematurely.
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Abort

To stop a program while its running. Aborting can be initiated by the user or by the program itself.
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Abort

A·bort' (ȧ*bôrt') intransitive verb [ Latin abortare , from abortus , past participle of aboriri ; ab + oriri to rise, to be born. See Orient .] 1. To miscarry; to bring forth young prematurely. 2. (Biol.) To become checked i...
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Abort

A·bort' noun [ Latin abortus , from aboriri .] 1. An untimely birth. [ Obsolete] Sir H. Wotton. 2. An aborted offspring. [ Obsolete] Holland.
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abort

noun the act of terminating a project or procedure before it is completed; `I wasted a year of my life working on an abort`; `he sent a short message requesting an abort due to extreme winds in the area`
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abort

(ә-bort´) to arrest prematurely a disease or developmental process; to expel the products of conception before the fetus is viable.
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Abort

• (v. i.) To miscarry; to bring forth young prematurely. • (v. i.) To become checked in normal development, so as either to remain rudimentary or shrink away wholly; to become sterile. • (n.) An untimely birth. • (n.) An aborted offspring.
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abort

abort (ə BORT), aborted, aborting 1. To give birth before the fetus is viable; have a miscarriage; to fail to be completed. 2. To cut short because of some failure in equipment: 'To abort a flight because of radio failure.' 3. Originally, 'to set' or 'to disappear' (as the sun). Composed of ab-, 'from' and oriri- 'to arise'; the par...
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Abort

Terminating the acceleration process prematurely, either by inhibiting the injection mechanism or by removing circulating beam to some sort of dump. This is generally done to prevent injury to some personnel or damage to accelerator components.
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abort

The premature and sudden ending of a mission because of a problem that significantly affects the mission's chances of success. See also pad abort.
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Abort

Abort means to terminate early.
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Abort

In biology, the term abort describes something that has become checked in its normal development, so as to either remain rudimentary or shrink away wholly.
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Abort

Directive to cease action/attack/event/mission.
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Abort

[computing] In a computer or data transmission system, to abort means to terminate, usually in a controlled manner, a processing activity because it is impossible or undesirable for the activity to proceed. Such an action may be accompanied by diagnostic information on the aborted process. In addition to being a verb, abort also has two nou...
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abort

to abandon development of a structure of organ.
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Abort

To cancel or cut short a mission.
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