abstraction

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

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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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In short, the core value helps the firm to generate abstract concepts behind the experiences they create, resulting in attracting the human resources they need.
Stewart holds it is Heiberg's conviction that to solve the religious crisis is to grasp the contingent and abstract perspectives in Hegel's way and thus to reintroduce truth of religion not in traditional forms of worship, but in an analysis of the abstract concept of Geist.
2009) described how the statistical preponderance of sensory-motor information supports the meaning of concrete concepts, whereas the statistical preponderance of emotional information and language information supports the meaning of abstract concepts.
Graphics that represent concrete concepts such as a house, a car, or a dog are relatively easy to select, but abstract concepts are more difficult to graphically represent but equally useful for capturing learner attention.
Empirical evidence supporting an embodied view on the processing of concrete and abstract concepts
In walking the reader through the discovery process, Earley and Weiss utilize helpful examples from their practices to make seemingly abstract concepts concrete.
Subsequently, she started penning short poems which ranged from simple expressions of family and nature to more abstract concepts of geo-politics and the heavenly realm.
Used near the beginning of the course, this activity helps students develop an intuitive insight regarding a number of abstract concepts which are key to mastering introductory statistics.
An understanding of abstract concepts such as suspicion relies on metaphorical references to sensations, such as fishy smells, Lee hypothesizes.
She has painted abstract concepts, ranging from Adam and Eve to Ajanta- inspired ones in acrylics and oil.
Abstract concepts such as the pleasure of giving are also included.
London, June 9 (ANI): Harvard University researchers say that babies barely a few hours old seem to possess the ability to think of numbers as abstract concepts.
It's important for educators to get firsthand experience with a teaching tool that students embrace and is proven to accelerate the understanding and comprehension of abstract concepts like algebra.
It seems that white-collar Thais, like their counterparts in Russia and China, are more concerned with strong, effective leadership than abstract concepts of freedom and universal suffrage.
They communicate with images and impressions rather than with dogmas or abstract concepts.