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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 proliferation of the problem has not gone unnoticed by the public, with 261,724 reports of abandoned vehicles filed in 2016 and 2017, which led to the 31,812 being removed by local councils.
Figures obtained through a Freedom of Information request show that the city council also destroyed a total of 243 abandoned cars over that 22-month period.
The funding will also assist NNAML scientists and engineers in sharing technical information with EPA about past work on abandoned uranium mine sites.
Darlington 230-5 (M Saad 107, L Coates 30, J Dobson 74), Hartlepool 84-3 (J Watson 46) - match abandoned, rain.
According to a press release from the Muscat Municipality, abandoned vehicles are an increasing problem that affects the environment and gives an ugly appearance to the city.
OSMRE presented the 2015 Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation awards at the annual conference of the National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs in Santa Fe, New Mexico, September 27-30.
Nationally, according to estimates by federal agencies, there are 500,000 abandoned mines.
So all those fancy cars gathering dust in airport parking lots across the UAE were abandoned by owners who chose to escape the country instead of going to prison.
Nishter Town checked 22 abandoned buildings and declared them from dengue larva.
There were a total of 249 abandoned premises, including buildings and courtyards, identified in 2013.
Tens of thousands of abandoned wells have been plugged using money from the Railroad Commission of Texas, which regulates oil and gas drilling, but more exist.
FRANK PLATT CHAMPIONSHIP TWO Emley Clarence v Clayton West abandoned 2pts each.