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An abstract is a brief summary of a research article, thesis, review, conference proceeding or any in-depth analysis of a particular subject and is often used to ...

How to Write an Abstract


How to Write an Abstract. Philip Koopman, Carnegie Mellon University October, 1997. Abstract. Because on-line search databases typically contain only ...

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Abstract definition, thought of apart from concrete realities, specific objects, or actual instances: an abstract idea. See more.

Abstracts - The Writing Center at UNC-Chapel Hill


An abstract is a self-contained, short, and powerful statement that describes a larger work. Components vary according to discipline. An abstract of a social ...

Abstract | Definition of Abstract by Merriam-Webster


relating to or involving general ideas or qualities rather than specific people, objects, or actions. of art : expressing ideas and emotions by using elements such ...

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The abstract of a paper is the only part of the paper that is published in conference proceedings. The abstract is the only part of the paper that a potential referee ...

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Considered apart from concrete existence: an abstract concept. 2. Not applied or practical; theoretical. 3. Difficult to understand; abstruse: abstract philosophical ...

Examples of Research Abstracts - Writing Center


Some (like Benjamin Herman's history abstract and Diana Dewi and Jennifer Kittleson's apparel and textile design abstract) include nearly final results, while ...

abstract - Wiktionary


(art) An abstract work of art. [First attested in the early 20<sup>th</sup> century.] (real estate) A summary title of the key points detailing a tract of land, for ownership; abstract ...

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Use the adjective abstract for something that is not a material object or is general and not based on specific examples.

[adjective ab-strakt, ab-strakt; noun ab-strakt; verb ab-strakt for 10–13, ab-strakt for 14]
thought of apart from concrete realities, specific objects, or actual instances: an abstract idea.
expressing a quality or characteristic apart from any specific object or instance, as justice, poverty, and speed.
theoretical; not applied or practical: abstract science.
difficult to understand; abstruse: abstract speculations.
a summary of a text, scientific article, document, speech, etc.; epitome.
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