Meaning of ABSTRACTION in English


n. 1 the act or an instance of abstracting or taking away. 2 a an abstract or visionary idea. b the formation of abstract ideas. 3 a abstract qualities (esp. in art). b an abstract work of art. 4 absent-mindedness.

[ F abstraction or L abstractio (as ABSTRACT) ]

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