What is Abort?

Legal Definition
A large amount of inventory waste that may be caused process inefficiency. Eventually this leads to abnormal loss. Abnormal spoilage is another term for this. The same can be applied to computers. Unsaved data is lost and the system requires a reboot. The process may end because of unsatisfactory results or the system itself is flawed. A power outage can also cause this. ABEND is another common term used.