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. Philip Koopman, Carnegie Mellon University October,
1997. Abstract. Because on-line search databases typically contain only ...
Abstract definition, thought of apart from concrete realities, specific objects, or
actual instances: an abstract idea. See more.
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 ...
relating to or involving general ideas or qualities rather than specific people,
objects, or actions. of art : expressing ideas and emotions by using elements
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
Considered apart from concrete existence: an abstract concept. 2. Not applied or
practical; theoretical. 3. Difficult to understand; abstruse: abstract philosophical ...
Some (like Benjamin Herman's history abstract and Diana Dewi and Jennifer
Kittleson's apparel and textile design abstract) include nearly final results, while ...
(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 ...
Use the adjective abstract for something that is not a material object or is general
and not based on specific examples.