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abstracting

verb , present participle of 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)
  • took the 135-page report and abstracted it in three short paragraphs
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