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From Old French abstract , or from Latin abstractus , past participle of abstrahere , formed from abs- "away" + trahere "to draw".
abstract ( plural abstracts )
an abrigement or summary
something that concentrates in itself the qualities of something else
an abstract work of art
that which is abstract
an extract of a vegetable substance
abstract ( comparative more abstract , superlative most abstract )
absent in mind
apart from practice or reality; not concrete
difficult to understand
free from representational qualities
general as opposed to particular
From Latin abstractum , past participle of abstrahere ; also from the adjective.
to abstract ( third-person singular simple present abstracts , present participle abstracting , simple past abstracted , past participle abstracted )
Third person singular
to separate; to remove; to take away
to create an artistic abstraction of
to abridge, epitomize, or summarize
to consider abstractly
to draw off
to extract by means of distillation
to withdraw oneself
to perform the process of abstraction
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