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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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“Abstracting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abstracting. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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