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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. abstraction: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. abstraction: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. abstraction: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. abstraction: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. abstraction: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. abstraction: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Abstraction, abstraction: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. abstraction: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. abstraction: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. abstraction: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. abstraction: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. abstraction: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Abstraction, abstraction: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. abstraction: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Abstraction (art), Abstraction (computer science), Abstraction (disambiguation), Abstraction (linguistics), Abstraction (mathematics), Abstraction (philosophy), Abstraction (sociology), Abstraction (software engineering), Abstraction: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  16. Abstraction: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. abstraction: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. abstraction: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. Abstraction: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. abstraction: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. abstraction: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. abstraction: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  23. abstraction: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  24. abstraction: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. abstraction: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  26. abstraction: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  27. Abstraction: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. abstraction: Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names [home, info]
  2. Abstraction: art glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. abstraction: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Abstraction (philosophy), abstraction: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. abstraction: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. abstraction: Webopedia [home, info]
  3. Abstraction: Technopedia [home, info]
  4. Abstraction (computer science), Abstraction (philosophy), abstraction: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. abstraction: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Abstraction (philosophy), abstraction: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ABSTRACTION: Irivng Hexham's Concise Dictionary of Religion [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. abstraction: PHYSICAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY [home, info]
  2. abstraction: FOLDOP - Free On Line Dictionary Of Philosophy [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. abstraction: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (abstraction)

noun:  a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples
noun:  the act of withdrawing or removing something
noun:  an abstract painting
noun:  the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances
noun:  a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
noun:  preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else

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