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Abstract as an adjective stands for:

  • Abstraction , the inductive thought process of leaving out details and transferring them to something more general or simpler
  • the property of an abstraction , something non-representational
  • Abstraction (computer science) , the separation between concept and implementation
  • Abstraction principle, a principle of German civil law

Referred to abstractly as nouns:

  • Abstract , component of an organ with mechanical action, see abstract

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Wiktionary: abstract  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations
  • Abstract , brief presentation of a text