abstraction


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Synonyms for abstraction

Synonyms for abstraction

the condition of being so lost in solitary thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings

Synonyms for abstraction

a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance

the act of withdrawing or removing something

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the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances

an abstract painting

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preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else

a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples

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On the other hand, Webster's inclusive outline presents, in a single view, the organization of all thoughts and concepts, including those at all abstraction (or submap) levels.
the creation of that level of abstraction is the issue.
The practicing of conscious abstracting and consciousness of abstracting helps us to improve the quality of our abstractions and concomitantly the quality of our living.
These steps cannot be achieved without a deep understanding of the abstraction domain, that is, distributed computing.
Elsewhere in the same magazine, Alex Irizarry uses abstraction to turn a routine homecoming shot into a poignant moment.
Soapstone makes PBT and MPLS a choice not a dilemma for customers by delivering a transport abstraction layer above both PBT and MPLS that enables seamless migration from already deployed MPLS solutions to emerging low-cost, high touch alternatives such as PBT.
Latest data shows that five per cent of surface water bodies and 15 per cent of groundwater bodies are at risk from increasing water use by current abstraction licence holders that could damage the environment.
Almost as potent as the origin myths that stick so tenaciously to abstraction is the origin myth that clings to the role of MOMA itself in abstraction's history, epitomized by the now very famous "Cubism and Abstract Art" show curated in 1936 by the museum's first director, Alfred H.
Lower freshwater abstraction in the candidate countries.
But, at Karasjok, the form is so simple and handled with such careful abstraction that there is no question of kitsch.
However, he contends that, in the face of the Holocaust and mass annihilation by nuclear bombing, "those visions, these literary sites of memory seemed to fade away, leaving abstraction and silence in their wake.
The music apart, what originally whetted my interest in Cunningham was his move towards abstraction.
This sub-committee is tasked with developing a best-in-class, extensible embedded platform that provides the capability for various levels of abstraction.
Contract notice: Electronic irrigation system abstraction using rechargeable card for ia ta saving irrigation water toeb rock city orestida
With "Deontological Pictures," his ongoing series of monochrome framed canvases begun in 2011, Keith Coventry queries the continued viability both of abstraction and of painting as such.