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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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a group', received a Gallo-Romance suffix -one(m), whence OF abandoner, the a-prefix reinforcing the meaning of the simplex bandoner.
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An increasing number of online financial product applicants and the potential for business that they offer makes reducing the number of application abandoners critical--the report forecasts that the number of online applicants will double in the next five years and that right now 54% of consumers who start an online application fail to complete it.
Website conversion company SeeWhy Inc said on Tuesday that it is partnering with Silverpop, a provider of e-mail marketing and marketing automation solutions, to provide automated e-mail follow-up to website abandoners.
These stories suggest that these women offenders continue to be in an actual relationship with their abusers or abandoners long after the abuse or abandonment has occurred, and long after the one who has harmed them has left the scene, even in cases where they may have seemingly "replaced" their abusers with other male intimates.
Men whose children have been adopted are seen as shadowy figures, assumed to be feckless lads or wicked seducers and abandoners.