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abstract

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2 using elements of form (as color, line, or texture) with little or no attempt at creating a realistic picture
  • Cubism is a style of abstract art in which natural forms are broken up into geometric shapes.
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abstract

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1 a short statement of the main points
  • The scientist wrote a bare-bones abstract of his research and conclusions.
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2 a visible representation of something abstract (as a quality)
  • a recent college valedictorian who's been hailed as the very abstract of what's right with today's young people
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abstract

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1 to draw the attention or mind to something else
  • Personal problems abstracted him so persistently that he struggled to keep his mind on his work.
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2 to make into a short statement of the main points (as of a report)
  • I took the 135-page report and abstracted it in three short paragraphs.
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