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Abort

A`bort´   Pronunciation: å`bôrt´
v. i.1.
1.To miscarry; to bring forth young prematurely.
2.(Biol.) To become checked in normal development, so as either to remain rudimentary or shrink away wholly; to become sterile.
3.to stop, cease, or fail prior to normal completion.
v. t.1.to cause (an action or process) to stop at an early stage, or before normal completion; as, to abort a rocket flight.
n.1.An untimely birth.
2.An aborted offspring.
Verb1.abort - terminate before completion; "abort the mission"; "abort the process running on my computer"
2.abort - terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion
(programming)abort - To terminate a program or process abnormally and usually suddenly, with or without diagnostic information. "My program aborted", "I aborted the transmission". The noun form in computing is "abort", not "abortion", e.g. "We've had three aborts over the last two days".

If a Unix kernel aborts it is known as a panic.
belay, cancel, cease, close, conclude, cut it out, desist, determine, discontinue, drop it, end, finish, finish up, give over, go amiss, go astray, go wrong, halt, have done with, hold, knock it off, lay off, leave off, perorate, quit, refrain, relinquish, renounce, resolve, scrap, scratch, scrub, stay, stop, terminate, wind up
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