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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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The charity is expecting to see a huge rise in calls about abandoned pets, often dumped in boxes, thrown in bins or left on the side of roads.
The DFA on Monday said the five were among 21 Filipino crew members of the MV Sincerity Ace who abandoned the Panamanian-flagged vessel after it caught fire on New Year's Even about 1,800 nautical miles northwest of Oahu.
THE National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has lamented the preponderance of abandoned vessels on the nation's inland waterways, stating that anytime the authority removes a wreck, another wreck resurfaces on the waterways.
"People are leaving and we are already getting messages; unfortunately, because expenses have gone up, it's an excuse to abandon or return their dog to the shelter."
"We do not know why so many people abandon [their carts], but a lot of times, it is likely because they did not like the final price of the item once they got it in their carts," says Sucharita Mulpuru, a Forrester Research vice president and principal analyst covering e-commerce and channel strategy.
Cox bought Reckless Abandon for PS24,000 from the draft of the horse's breeder Car Colston Hall Stud at the DBS Premier Yearling Sale.
Jeddah: Damaged vehicles abandoned on the streets of Jeddah are creating a big headache for law enforcement authorities.
Inspector Tony Woodley said: "After years of trying to encourage people to not abandon their pets, it's so disheartening to see that it's still happening."
Dubai: Supercars or not, any vehicle left abandoned on Dubai's streets are impounded by Dubai Municipality.
The white Pomeranian dog, about three years old, was found abandoned outside the World Market in Chackai, Thiruvananthapuram.
Dermot Murphy, the RSPCA's Chief Inspectorate Officer, said: "Sadly, we see a dramatic increase in the number of animals abandoned in summer.
Mr Mokaila told Parliament on behalf of Minister of Transport and Communications, Ms Dorcas Makgato that the transport ministry has engaged with stakeholders in the construction industry in efforts to mitigate adversities around projects, particularly those that had been abandoned by contractors.