Definitions for "Abstract"
To epitomize; to abridge.
That which comprises or concentrates in itself the essential qualities of a larger thing or of several things. Specifically: A summary or an epitome, as of a treatise or book, or of a statement; a brief.
A summary of ownership and interest information relating to a parcel of unpatented land.
Alters the view of the world we see and retains only the essence of a thing or an idea.
Expressing something intangible; non-representational.
art that looks as if it contains little or no recognizable or realistic forms from the physical world. Focus is on formal elements such as colors, lines, or shapes. Artists often "abstract" objects by changing, simplifying, or exaggerating what they see.
Considered apart from any application to a particular object; separated from matter; existing in the mind only; as, abstract truth, abstract numbers. Hence: ideal; abstruse; difficult.
Expressing a particular property of an object viewed apart from the other properties which constitute it; -- opposed to concrete; as, honesty is an abstract word.
A state of separation from other things; as, to consider a subject in the abstract, or apart from other associated things.
Class or method modifier that indicates that some or all behavior must be implemented in a subclass.
refers to an abstract class containing at least one abstract method. If more than one method labeled abstract is present, the class must be itself labeled abstract. An abstract class is most often used to create other classes: abstract class Instrument { public abstract void play( Note n ); public String what() { return "Instrument"; } } class Wind extends Instrument { public void play( Note n ) { System.out.println("Wind.play() " + n); } public String what() { return "Wind";
A Java keyword used in a class definition to specify that a class is not to be instantiated, but rather inherited by other classes. An abstract class can have abstract methods that are not implemented in the abstract class, but in subclasses.
a one paragraph description that provides all the information about your project
a paragraph or two that highlights the main points of the report, including the conclusion and recommendation
a short description of a file, that is shown by FindinSite-CD in the results by default to help your user choose a suitable page to view
a condensed version of the first draft of the paper
adj. Having greatly simplified concepts and actions, rather than strict attention to detail, in order to facilitate game play. Often used as opposite of thematic.
A condensed history of the chain of title to land based on courthouse records.
Keywords:  explanation, ehis, epablo, picasso, ehe
Explanation of the words being used in the policies and procedures
EHe is interested in solving abstract mathematical problems.EHis explanation was extremely abstract.EPablo Picasso is famous for his abstract paintings.
In painting and sculpture, emphasizing a derived, essential character that has only a stylized or symbolic visual reference to objects in nature.
Painting and sculpture emphasizing a derived essential character having little visual reference to objects in nature
An image that reduces a subject to its essential visual elements, such as lines, shapes, and colours.
A record of the past owners of a property.An abstract shows information about mortgages and other factors that affect ownership, including transfers of ownership.If you are interested in foreclosure homes, you should always get an abstract for the foreclosed houses you're considering. This is because abstracts can often reveal red flags -- such as frequent changes of ownership -- suggesting that there's something wrong with the property.
a record of the judgment that is then filed with the County Registrar of Deeds in any county where the defendant may have property
A history of the ownership of a property, showing transfers in ownership and factors affecting ownership, such as mortgages.
a registry term for a user-provided narrative entry describing the DTD
A term for a user provided narrative entry, which describes, defines, or synopsizes an asset.
Resulting from the mental faculty of abstraction; general as opposed to particular; as, "reptile" is an abstract or general name.
To remove movement from a particular or representative context and, by manipulating it through the elements of space, time, and energy, create a new sequence or dance that retains the essence of the original.
To remove involvement from a particular or representative context and (by manipulating it with elements of space, time, and force) create a new sequence or dance that details the essence of the original.
Scully discusses the work by Jay C. Means, Charles F. Ides, and their colleagues at Western Michigan University to reclaim the Kalamazoo River. They are monitoring how contaminants flow through the river's watershed and are using sophisticated genetic techniques to study the effects of the contaminants on the organisms–including humans–that live in and around the river.
an index that includes abstracts for the indexed items, for example, Social Work Abstracts.
Keywords:  astroturf, allaire, aptitude, adsl
ADSL Allaire aptitude astroturf
To take secretly or dishonestly; to purloin; as, to abstract goods from a parcel, or money from a till.
dealing with a subject in the abstract without practical purpose or intention; "abstract reasoning"; "abstract science"
(92) - indicates material indexed is an abstract. It is used for abstracts of presentations at congresses, conferences, symposia, etc. Use with the document type Bibliography for annotated bibliographies. For materials about abstracting, see CINAHL subject heading: ABSTRACTING AND INDEXING.
Keywords:  hurdler, prep, strange, bent, jump
It is really strange. You jump up with a normal prep and put one foot on you other knee. It is like you are doing a side hurdler with your straight leg bent and on your bent legs knee. Your hands in a T.
Withdraw; separate.
Abstracted; absent in mind.
To separate, as ideas, by the operation of the mind; to consider by itself; to contemplate separately, as a quality or attribute.
Unrecognizable forms and layouts. In the textile business the word "abstract" is used to describe a nonobjective motif that cannot be described any other way. Details...
To draw off in respect to interest or attention; as, his was wholly abstracted by other objects.
not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature; "a large abstract painting"
Category of non-objective images in modified form by distortion or simplification. Abstraction is the category of such modified images. (See also .)
Keywords:  appm, textual, adjoin, scope, bulks
information relating to the general contents, nature, and scope of the described materials. One way to write an abstract appears in APPM (Rule 1.7B2), which says that abstracts should contain four elements, in this order: 1) specific types and forms of material present, noting the presence of graphic or other non-textual materials; 2) the dates within which the material bulks largest; 3) the functions or activities resulting in the creation of the records; 4) the most significant topics, events, persons, places, etc.
adjoin already appear assign
One of two basic types of mental information. Abstract data consists of ideas, theories, and facts. It looks for general principles. Teacher and Perceiver modes work with abstract data.
based on specialized theory; "a theoretical analysis"
The process (used in building a theory) of focusing on a limited number of variables to explain or predict an event.
The overall styling emulates organic forms: random, undulating effects.
a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance; "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person"
consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically
Keywords:  mentioning, invoked, entity, name, may
a named entity which may be invoked by mentioning the name
The Abstract is a shorter version of the Caption. It can be used on your site's section pages to briefly describe an item.
To separate, as the more volatile or soluble parts of a substance, by distillation or other chemical processes. In this sense extract is now more generally used.
A powdered solid extract of a vegetable substance mixed with sugar of milk in such proportion that one part of the abstract represents two parts of the original substance.
Keywords:  paper, outline, proposal, want, write
a clear outline of the central elements of your research paper
a paper containing the name
a proposal for a paper you want to write
Keywords:  meta, data, see
See meta data.
a compact way of reporting
a preliminary report of research results
do import public throws
a statement of the important parts of a deed, trust deed or other legal instrument.
an encapsulation of your entire project
Keywords:  synchronized, continue, new
continue for new synchronized
a filing that allows an individual or company to place lenders or appropriate concerns on notice that a debt is due but has not been satisfied
a critical part of the project evaluation
Accounting form used for division of revenue.
Keywords:  belongings, off, others
make off with belongings of others
Keywords:  things, write, way, means, general
means to write about things in a general way.
Keywords:  perform, process
To perform the process of abstraction.
Keywords:  term
An abstract term.
give an abstract (of)