Abort

Definition of Abort

A`bort´   Pronunciation: å`bôrt´
v. i.1.
1.To miscarry; to bring forth young prematurely.
2.(Biol.) To become checked in normal development, so as either to remain rudimentary or shrink away wholly; to become sterile.
3.to stop, cease, or fail prior to normal completion.
v. t.1.to cause (an action or process) to stop at an early stage, or before normal completion; as, to abort a rocket flight.
n.1.An untimely birth.
2.An aborted offspring.

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