Talk:abort

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Abort[edit]

Since this is the German word for the abort of a carriage, it should not be a redirect page to this article. Let there be space for an article Abort. (And note that in German the same word is used in a very different sense, too, but with another pronunciation...) Grtx, --Thogo (talk) 22:06, 28 June 2006 (UTC)

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abort[edit]

Redundant sense:

  1. (military) To terminate a mission for any reason other than enemy action. It may occur at any point after the beginning of the mission and prior to its completion.
  2. rfd-redundant|included in mil sense (aviation, military) To discontinue aircraft takeoff or missile launch.
2 is included in 1, I think. DCDuring 20:56, 7 December 2007 (UTC)

keep - 3 reasons.

  1. The process of aborting a series of involved mission plans a few weeks in is a different action than calling off a single launch before it's complete.
  2. First sense is appropriately tagged military only; second sense in use by aviation industry as well.
  3. 160 book hits for the phrase "abort takeoff"
  • The only way to address this your way is to get even less specific with a merged sense that accounts for all of these type of actions that might be called off or aborted, because I'm sure other industries outside of military and aviation employ the term in this way as well. Such a grand combined sense would encompass the computing sense as well. As it is, I think this is best left giving a sense each to those industries who use the term prominently (at least military, aviation, computing) -- Thisis0 07:13, 15 April 2008 (UTC)
senses are redundant. removed. - TheDaveRoss 00:11, 30 April 2008 (UTC)