Definitions

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  • noun Alternative spelling of abend.
  • initialism this sense?) Acronym of absent by enforced net deprivation.

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Examples

  • I have little trouble remembering which of the hundreds of system configuration files contains a particular parameter, or the meaning of a specific ABEND abnormal end, what the operating system does to a misbehaving program code.

    March 2nd, 2005

  • ABEND, they were both there again it was just like Louise to go! — and the same thing was repeated.

    Maurice Guest

  • Dedicated Netware 2.2, the system will briefly display the message "ABEND: Double Exception Interrupt" and then reboot when attempting to start the server.

    AST Research Technical Bulletin #0789 PREMIUM 486/25 SYSTEMS AND NOVELL NON-DEDICATED NETWARE 2.2

  • Once arrested, Africans will be 'endorsed out' to the bantustans and may be sentenced to (a) detention in a 'rehabilitation centre', farm colony, or similar institution under the Prisons Act; or (b), prescribed labour 'at any rural village, settlement or' rehabilitation scheme 'within ABEND area'.

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  • Outside, Babbitt hinted to Rogers, "Say, W. A., old rooster, it comes over me that I could stand it if we didn't go back to the lovin 'wives, this handsome ABEND, but just kind of stayed in Monarch and threw a party, heh?"

    Babbitt

  • According to IBM, if an ABEND occurs in the middle of a reclaim, VSAM will do its best to complete the operation.

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  • This naturally begs the question "What are the odds that my machine image will be running in some virtual machine on a piece of hardware in Amazon's datacenter that decides to ABEND itself?"

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  • Note, however, the purge threshold must be used with care to ensure that you don't ABEND any transactions you might want to keep.

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  • This naturally begs the question "What are the odds that my machine image will be running in some virtual machine on a piece of hardware in Amazon's datacenter that decides to ABEND itself?"

    InformationWeek - All Stories And Blogs

  • HALLETT ABEND, the New York Times correspondent, was sitting in a car outside Wing On’s, Shanghai’s largest department store.

    Human Smoke

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