Noun(1) a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance(2) the act of withdrawing or removing something(3) the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances(4) an abstract painting(5) preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else(6) a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples
(1) He turned his back on the London art-world and renounced the idea of abstraction , believing that a figurative style would be the only way to convey clearly what he had seen.(2) No doubt reduced flows, due to water abstraction , increased clarity and apparent reduction in numbers of smaller species have all played a part in this increase in bream sizes.(3) At one time, God was more than a hypothetical abstraction , and faith in his providence and design buttressed every major discipline of study.(4) That show laid out the paradigmatic, innovative modernist journey from representation to abstraction .(5) The postwar years reignited discussions about the relevance of abstraction versus representation, an issue that had preoccupied many artists before the war.(6) For Matisse, the ultimate task was to separate the boundaries between art and life and to push beyond - try with pure abstraction to attain some idea of the eternal, the sublime.(7) That exercise provides no support at all for the idea that Heather is incapable of handling abstraction .(8) Water supply in drainage basins is provided either by direct abstraction from rivers or by impoundment, which requires the construction of reservoirs.(9) It is the perspective of abstract ideality that, just because of its abstraction , is morally justified.(10) The new survey data will help United Utilities to monitor water abstraction more accurately than ever before.(11) In another image, he paints himself as a Mondrian abstraction , the hints of his profile enough to jar the harmonious verticals and horizontals out of alignment.(12) the question can no longer be treated as an academic abstraction(13) Indeed, the animation style moves from abstraction to representation to abstraction again, as if to mirror the processes by which our world was formed.(14) River keeper John Hounslow said abstraction of millions of litres of water a day from the river at Axford by Thames Water combined with record dry spells had already reduced the river to worrying levels.(15) Mr Lidington said many water users were already struggling to pay their bills and warned that the Bill's proposals on abstraction could push them even higher.(16) At first the idea was vague and formless, a brilliant abstraction about the surface area of a sphere, which is three times larger than the surface area of a flat chip.
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Different Formsabstraction, abstractions
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