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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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For the same reason, aversive abandoners do not consider any possible return to consumption.
The law of abandonment ties the signal communicating an object's status as abandoned to the abandoner's intent, which means that many objects will look the same to third parties whether they are abandoned or simply lost.
The law's focus on the abandoner's intentions, however, would seem to mean that abandoning in a context in which the subsequent possessor can only be one person (as occurs with the abandonment of the benefit of a servitude) should still conceivably be able to count as abandonment.
(8) For an in-depth analysis of Baudelaire's "translation" of De Quincey's Confessions of an Opium Eater, see Michele Stauble-Lipman Wulf's critical edition (Charles Baudelaire: Un mangeur d'opium) in which she summarizes Baudelaire's translation as an adaptation: "Lorsque [Baudelaire] s'attaque aux Confessions, il est pousse par les circonstances a abandoner la traduction: il adapte un texte, l'analyse, traduit ce qui lui plait et ajoute ses propres reflexions" (92).
Unlike randon and randonner, which remain restricted to the Gallo-Romania, abandon and abandoner are found further afield, e.g.
Potter's position of abandoned and abandoner, as he makes no attempt to create a bond with his children.
In Irene's writing it is not she who is left behind, but her mother: Irene gets to be the abandoner and not the abandoned; though the two continue to intermix, and it becomes less clear and less important who stays and who leaves.
106), what Bonnefoy translates as 'abandoner mon style habituel'--it is my own habitual laziness which they challenge, because I have to think hard about every choice.
abandoner? Her relationship to her employers is similarly fluid: does she serve Mrs.
In another case Basil seemingly accepted the abandoner back into the community after a long period of penance, without requiring the cessation of the second union and reconciliation with the original spouse.
(II.1806-14;1819-38) In this spectacle of a monologue, the playwright asks the audience for a moment to identify with the shameful abandoner of one woman who strives to convince himself that he can win the love of another (and that his desire for her is appropriate; to believe this he must displace the blame for his failed venture).
Then I saw the knight, abandoner of women in cold castles.