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abandon

[ə′ban·dən]
(engineering)
To stop drilling and remove the drill rig from the site of a borehole before the intended depth or target is reached.
(petroleum engineering)
To terminate oil and gas production from a well when it becomes unprofitable.

abandon

i. To bail out or eject out of an aircraft and let it crash. Used as a command, as in “abandon aircraft.”
ii. To walk away or leave an aircraft on the ground in an emergency as when it is on fire.
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Cox yesterday paid tribute to Reckless Abandon by saying: "When he was unbeaten in all those top races last year it was phenomenal and I was delighted to be part of his career.
Abandon said it had chosen the games that people can most associate with.
A "hybrid consequential damages clause"--This clause assesses a specified amount of money per day for a specified number of months if the owner doesn't finish the work within the contractual completion date after the contractor abandons the project and which provides that the owner is entitled to actual consequential damages thereafter.
LiveVox developed its patented automated call distributor (ACD) in 2005 to transfer calls and consumer information instantly, cutting abandons while pacing aggressively enough to maximize agent productivity.
Are we to see present-day Catholic opposition to abortion as a contemporary effort to force women to abandon their children?
They blocked completion of a Forestry Agency road through Japan's largest remaining beech forest, forced the agency to abandon its practice of replanting clearcut beech stands with Japanese cedar, and limited the size of clearcuts to around 12 acres.
There must be an intent to abandon and some affirmative act or statement reasonably calculated to give a third party notice of the abandonment.
Women and their partners most often abandon their illegitimate babies to escape punishment and imprisonment.
To report an abandoned vehicle, call (800) ABANDON.
Coun Clive Davies said: ``The irresponsible people who abandon cars are taking money out of all our pockets and this is fast becoming an increasing problem.
To obtain an abandonment loss, a taxpayer must show an intent to abandon and also must perform an "affirmative act of abandonment.
For a business to abandon an asset, there must be the intent to abandon, plus an act designed to accomplish that intent.