What does abduction mean?
The definition of abduction
Ab*duc”tion, n.
Etym: [L. abductio: cf. F. abduction.]

1 The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away. Roget.
2 (Physiol.)
The movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body.
3 (Law)
The wrongful, and usually the forcible, carrying off of a human being; as, the abduction of a child, the abduction of an heiress.
4 (Logic)
A syllogism or form of argument in which the major is evident, but the minor is only probable.