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Synonyms for abstract

Synonyms for abstract

existing only in concept and not in reality

concerned primarily with theories rather than practical matters

a short summary or version prepared by cutting down a larger work

to remove from association with

Synonyms for abstract

a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance

a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory

consider a concept without thinking of a specific example

make off with belongings of others

consider apart from a particular case or instance

give an abstract (of)

existing only in the mind

not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature

dealing with a subject in the abstract without practical purpose or intention

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In fact, virtually all perspectives represented in Table 1 can apply to abstracts or abstracting, as shown in Table 2.
CSI was easier to learn to use, but, in time, both systems required about the same time for abstracting and data entry.
Cover-to-cover abstracting and indexing of 260 top sources -- leading English -- language titles as well as many published in French, Italian, German, Japanese, Spanish, Dutch, and Swedish -- can now be scoured for answers by controlled vocabulary or keyword, using Wilson Art Abstracts.
Readers' Guide Abstracts Select Edition provides selective abstracting and indexing of the 240 periodicals covered in RGA and complete coverage of The New York Times.
BIOSIS, the abstracting and indexing service for the life sciences, announced an innovative compact disc curriculum, presented free of charge to library schools offering accredited graduate-level programs.
Wilson Company now provides high-quality indexing and abstracting of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal in select Wilson databases.