Translation of abort in Spanish:


abortar, v.

Pronunciation /əˈbɔrt/ /əˈbɔːt/

See Spanish definition of abortar

transitive verb

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    (flight/mission/process) suspender
    (flight/mission/process) abandonar
    (negotiations/efforts/plans) malograr
    Computing abortar
    • If a small bird makes a dent in a plane in flight, the pilot may abort the flight and bring the aircraft back for inspection.
    • The MyTravel pilot aborted take-off and performed an emergency stop of his Airbus A321 craft.
    • Hundreds of passengers were on board and only the quick reactions of one of the pilots, who aborted his take-off after reaching more than 115 mph, averted disaster.
    • The president's aircraft was about to land at Jacksonville Naval Air Station when the control tower ordered the pilot to abort his landing.
    • The pilot aborted the landing and flew the plane back to the North Sumatra provincial capital Medan where the flight had originated.
    • The pilot had to abort take off because the BA supersonic jet had a ‘glitch’ in the computerised fuel management system which caused one of the four engines to over-accelerate.
    • The major alert was sparked off after a petrol-powered generator found on board forced the pilot to abort the journey and divert to Rome.
    • The result was that in many cases the Argentine pilots aborted their attacks or were otherwise unsuccessful in targeting the British ships.
    • After checking his instruments, the pilot immediately aborted the mission and landed safely.
    • The take-off was aborted but 55 people died from smoke and fume inhalation.
    • He immediately notified the pilot to shut down the engine and recommended the pilot abort the sortie.
    • At any time, however, if any doubt arises the pilot can abort the drop - caution is considered an asset.
    • Some folks have reported dramatically lower speeds and others complained of frequent micro-outages causing downloads and other operations to be prematurely aborted.
    • Otherwise, the process will not be initiated or will be aborted prematurely.
    • Ten years ago a serious proposal was made to bring back trolleybuses to Bradford but the idea was later aborted.
    • Johanson eventually received fuel from a British pilot whose expedition was aborted by bad weather.
    • Just a day earlier, an Australian transport plane took ground fire shortly after takeoff, fatally wounding an American passenger and forcing pilots to abort the flight.
    • On May 22, a trial had to be aborted when the jury heard inadmissible evidence by mistake after a garda giving that evidence had failed to hear the judge's order.
    • Through heroic personal effort, he gets things under control, makes a safety stop and then aborts the dive.
    • In this way, if complications arise during or immediately after the first procedure and the second procedure must be aborted, the patient's most painful knee will have been replaced.

intransitive verb

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    • 2.1(abandon mission)


    • 2.2(fail)