To Abdu'ce. v.a. [Lat. abduco.] To draw to a different part; to withdraw one part from another. A word chiefly used in physic or science.
And if we abduce the eye unto either corner, the object will not duplicate; for, in that position, the axis of the cones remain in the same plain, as is demonstrated in the optics delivered by Galen. Brown's Vulgar Errours, b. iii. c. 20.