• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Aband To abandon. "Enforced the kingdom to aband ."
    • Aband To banish; to expel.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • aband To abandon (which see).
    • aband To exile; expel.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Aband (Spens.) to abandon
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Contracted from abandon,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. bandon, from the Teut. root ban, proclamation, came to mean decree, authorisation, permission; hence à bandon—at will or discretion, abandonner, to give up to the will or disposal of some one. See Ban, Banns.


In science:

However, we finally aband because “substitute” and “complementary” have very rich im plications in economics that are quite popular but signi ficantly di fferent from what we intend to express.
Complementary cooperation, minimal winning coalitions, and power indices
The main simpli fication here is that the intr aband scattering rates Γπ and Γσ are assumed to be larger than the gaps, while the interband scattering rate is assumed to be negligible due to the parity argument by Mazin et al. discussed in the previous section.
Superconductivity of Magnesium Diboride: Theoretical Aspects
Aband and Abin are the solid angles of the band and bin, respectively.
A method for untriggered time-dependent searches for multiple flares from neutrino point sources