- 4. Frequently the basal ovule, which is the last one to be fertilized would abort.
- 5. The airmen were under orders to abort their mission if on-board equipment showed the slightest glitch.
1. terminate before completion;
- "abort the mission"
- "abort the process running on my computer"
2. terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion
- 2. 中止飞行