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Abstraction (IPA: /æbˈstɹækʃən/)


Abstraction (a.)

The act of abstracting, separating, or withdrawing, or the state of being withdrawn; withdrawal.

Abstraction (a.)

The act process of leaving out of consideration one or more properties of a complex object so as to attend to others; analysis. Thus, when the mind considers the form of a tree by itself, or the color of the leaves as separate from their size or figure, the act is called abstraction. So, also, when it considers whiteness, softness, virtue, existence, as separate from any particular objects.

Abstraction (a.)

An idea or notion of an abstract, or theoretical nature; as, to fight for mere abstractions.

Abstraction (a.)

A separation from worldly objects; a recluse life; as, a hermit's abstraction.

Abstraction (a.)

Absence or absorption of mind; inattention to present objects.

Abstraction (a.)

The taking surreptitiously for one's own use part of the property of another; purloining.

Abstraction (a.)

A separation of volatile parts by the act of distillation.

Abstraction

Art genre

Abstraction

Technique for arranging complexity of computer systems

Abstraction

Conceptual process where general rules and concepts are derived from the usage and classification of specific examples

Abstraction

Kind of malocclusion of the teeth

Abstraction

Process of extracting the underlying essence of a mathematical concept

Abstraction Synonyms

Abstract

Abstraction Synonyms

Abstractedness

Abstraction Synonyms

Generalisation, Generalization

Abstraction Rhymes


Action, Faction, Fraction, Traction

Abstraction, Attraction, Classaction, Contraction, Diffraction, Distraction, Exaction, Extraction, Inaction, Infraction, Reaction, Retraction, Subtraction, Telaction, Transaction

Interaction, Liquefaction, Satisfaction
Dissatisfaction

Spanish Translation

Abstraction in Spanish is Abstracción


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