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Absent-minded or ideas that exist as thoughts and which are not necessarily related to specific physical events, situations, or things. (1)
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abstract (verb), abstracts; abstracted; abstracting
1. To take away; to remove without permission; to filch, to steal: While the thieves were in Dawson's house, they found and abstracted money, jewelry, and a computer from his residence.
2. To write a short summary of a speech, report, or other piece of writing: Einstein's theory of relativity is said to be abstracted from data gathered in several scientific experiments.
abstracted (adjective), more abstracted; most abstracted
Ideas that exist as thoughts and which are not necessarily related to specific physical events or concrete things: Mack's abstracted thinking resulted in his forgetting to take his house keys with him when he went shopping and so he had to wait for his wife to come home before he could get in.
Absent-minded or mentally preoccupied by something else.
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This entry is located in the following unit: tra-, tract-, trac-, -tractive, -traction, -tracting, treat-, trai- (page 1)
(Latin: to chew over again, to chew the cud; to muse or to meditate; that is, to think about something in a deep and serious or dreamy and abstracted way or to think about something carefully, calmly, seriously, and for a long time)