abend

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See also: Abend, ABEND, and åbend

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Blend of abnormal +‎ end

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  • IPA(key): /ˈæbɛnd/, /əˈbɛnd/

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abend (plural abends)

  1. (computing) The abnormal termination of a program.
    • 1974 August 7, Harmon R. Feig, “Files Can Be Found Through Dump, Register Reviews”, in Computerworld, page 12:
      If the programmer can determine the particular file that was being accessed and that caused the Abend, or was in core at the time of the Abend, the solution would be closer at hand.
  2. (IEEE) Termination of a process prior to completion.

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abend (third-person singular simple present abends, present participle abending, simple past and past participle abended)

  1. (computing) To terminate abnormally.
    The nightly invoicing job abended at 3 a.m.

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