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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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He was to select the moment for the throwing of the bomb, and he naively confesses that in his interest in Everhard's tirade and the general commotion raised thereby, he nearly forgot his mission.
There is to-day no doubt whatever that the Iron Heel was responsible for the bomb that exploded in the House of Representatives in 1913 A.
Soon, another bomb goes off inside a train a few miles away, requiring public safety personnel and resources there as well.
An Israeli newspaper says the United States plans to sell Israel nearly 5,000 smart bombs, including 500 one-ton "bunker buster" bombs that can penetrate two-meter thick concrete walls, 2,500 regular one-ton bombs; 1,000 half-ton bombs; and 500 quarter-ton bombs.
If so, South African director Carey Schonegevel's Original Child Bomb, produced by Holly Becker and premiering at this year's Tribeca Film Festival (May 1-9), serves as an eloquent harbinger of works to come.
Author Jim Smith tells the story from the viewpoint of his own days as a B-29 radio operator with the 315th Bomb Wing on Guam.
Comparison of breast cancer incidence in the Massachusetts tuberculosis fluoroscopy cohort and in the Japanese atomic bomb survivors.
In today's world we were able to take the information, the tipoff that came from people on the ground, get that to the airplane, and get the bomb on the target in less than 12 minutes.
With a whole array of weapons--clean bombs, seismic bombs, cluster bombs, carpet bombs, napalm and phosphorous bombs, fragmentation bombs--the US wreaked its vengeance on Vietnam's land and people for year after horrifying year.
On the other, there is evidence--which Dear finds convincing-- that the Japanese were ready to sue for peace before the bomb was dropped.
The 16 dark blue AD-4s carried a pair of 500 pounders and six 100-pound bombs each, and rolling in from 7,000 feet destroyed or damaged aircraft, hangars and barracks buildings.
But the assumption that the only way to save the suffering and dying was to bomb the Serbs is naive and self-serving.