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Abend

Informal; to end a project or process prematurely. This term is used especially in computer-related projects. It is a portmanteau of "abnormal end."
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Digital influencer and YouTube fashion and beauty creator Aspyn Ovard is no stranger to the camera, and on Bomb Pop's behalf, spent a day photo bombing Southern Californians at the Santa Monica Pier.
Bomb disposal squad was called in, which defused the bomb.
Officials said one of the bombs had 500-gram explosives and the other was three -kilogram heavy.
The bomb is said to be weighing 250kg and made in the United States.
The bomb found in Dubai was hidden inside a Hewlett-Packard desktop printer and carried powerful explosives packed into an ink cartridge to avoid detection by scanners.
Wayne Beauchamp, a munitions Airman assigned to the 46th Test Wing, current bomb technology allows for precision delivery of munitions.
A Hiroshima-size nuclear bomb packs the same explosive punch as about 13,500 metric tons of TNT and can cause urban fires that release more than 1,000 times the energy of the bomb itself.
Richard Justice, the 918th AESG commander and small-diameter bomb program manager at Eglin AFB, Fla.
And it's only slightly more farfetched than the more familiar ticking time bomb scenario, in which you must torture the suspect to save all those innocent people.
Even with bomb-grade uranium, the atomic explosion will occur only if the sub-critical elements of the bomb are held together for several microseconds against the burgeoning force of the reaction.
There are, of course, other reasons why the Administration would like to bomb Iran.
The e-mail bomb is becoming a common weapon of war against Internet hosts, being sent by spammers, con artists and others who seek to interfere with the Internet, and schools can be caught in the crossfire.