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English

Pronunciation

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] abortus, past participle of aboriri "to miscarry", formed from ab- + oriri "to come into being".

Noun

Singular
abort

Plural
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abort ({{{1}}})
  1. A miscarriage; an untimely birth; an abortion.
  2. The product of a miscarriage; an aborted offspring; an abortion.
    Note: As with the more modern "abortion" this can refer either to the process or the result of the process.
  3. (computing) The function used to abort a process.
  4. (computing) An event involving the abort of a process.
    We've had three aborts over the last two days.
  5. (military) An early termination of a mission.
    We've had aborts on three of our last seven launches.

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to abort

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to abort (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To miscarry; to bring forth something prematurely.
  2. (transitive) To cause a premature termination whether of a foetus or more generally of anything that has been begun.
  3. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To become checked in normal development, so as either to remain rudimentary or shrink away wholly; to become sterile.
  4. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To terminate a process prior to completion.
  5. (military) To terminate a mission for any reason other than enemy action. It may occur at any point after the beginning of the mission and prior to its completion.

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Translations

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References

  • Webster's Dictionary 1913 Edition
  • JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:crh:Template:lang:la derivations]] abortus.

Noun

abort

  1. abort, abortion

Declension

References

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

Norwegian

Noun

abort m.

  1. abortion (miscarriage)

Swedish

Noun

Inflection for abort Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative
Genitive

abort c.

  1. abort, abortion (about the process of aborting a pregnancy)

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