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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 Waste Management Department of the municipality has impounded more than 2,000 vehicles abandoned by owners so far this year, the civic body has revealed to Gulf News.
It is being abandoned because of 'illicit relationship' with a dog in the neighbourhood."
Dermot Murphy, RSPCA'S Chief Inspectorate Officer, said: "Sadly, we see a dramatic increase in the number of animals abandoned in the summer.
"From unwanted newborn kittens and puppies dumped in boxes and bins to exotic pets cast aside and horses abandoned in someone else's field, dumped like rubbish.
Member of Parliament for Nkange, Mr Edwin Batshu had asked the minister to state the number of projects supervised by the ministry that were abandoned in the 2017/18 and 2018/19 financial years.
"From unwanted newborn kittens and puppies dumped in boxes and bins, exotic pets cast aside or horses abandoned in someone else's field, dumped like rubbish.
Chester-le-Street II v Blaydon II - abandoned, ground unfit.
Article 3 states that the municipality will stick notice on abandoned vehicles that are left in public places for a long duration causing inconvenience to the public.
BEIRUT: An abandoned newborn baby was found Tuesday in northern Lebanon's Akkar, the state-run National News Agency reported.
State Urban Wellbeing, Housing, Local Government and New Village Committee chairman Teo Kok Seong said there were currently two housing projects in Kuala Pilah and Gemas, and four abandoned commercial projects in Seremban.
220 buildings have been demolished by Abu Dhabi City Municipality (ADM) as part of its crackdown on abandoned structures in the emirate.
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.