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Synonyms for abstract

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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

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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.