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Definitions of 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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