aborted

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From abort +‎ -ed.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˈbɔrtɪd/
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AdjectiveEdit

aborted (not comparable)

  1. Brought forth prematurely.
  2. Checked in normal development at an early stage.
    Spines are aborted branches.
  3. (biology) Rendered abortive or sterile; undeveloped.
    • 1855, Richard Owen, Lectures on the Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Invertebrate Animals
      The eyes of the cirripeds are more or less aborted in their mature state.

TranslationsEdit

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VerbEdit

aborted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of abort

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