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Word: abstract

Definition: theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational


Sentences Containing 'abstract'

"Afero" "business" is a lexeme used as an abstract placeholder.
According to Twingley, “I began my career as an Abstract Expressionist, allowing the paint to do most of the thinking.
As players advance, the levels become more complicated, many requiring abstract strategies.
Borlase started as a figurative painter before moving to abstract impressionism.
But an emotional significance depending on some arrangement of abstract lines is to be found underlying the expression in every good picture, carefully hidden as it is by all great artists.
By 1904-05, Metzinger began to favor the abstract qualities of larger brushstrokes and vivid colors.
Despite the drastic differences between pieces, Abstract Expressionism shares several broad characteristics.
During his time there he became well known for his abstract art, and later his theatrical portrait art.
Emmy Noether went on to become a central figure in abstract algebra.
Gwenfritz is a painted steel abstract stabile, by Alexander Calder.
Have abstract proportions any significance in art, as we found abstract line and mass arrangements had?
He also wrote texts on Lie groups, abstract algebra and mathematical analysis.
He is an abstract sculptor, as well as a painter and printmaker.
He started painting in 1944, influenced by music, astronomy, and the international abstract movement.
He studied architecture but became known as the leading name in Portuguese abstract painting.
He was known to be an abstract expressionism painter.
His abstract paintings and drawings take a historical cue from post-war European automatism and surrealism, and the influence those movements had on abstract expressionism.
His style has been described as abstract as well as colorful yet dark.
I can give here only the briefest abstract of the more important facts.
I wish I had space here to give a fuller abstract of Mr. Agassiz's interesting observations on the development of the pedicellariae.
In abstract algebra, an abelian extension is a Galois extension whose Galois group is abelian.
In both, language and music, both concrete and abstract target words elicited significant N400 effects.
In mathematics and abstract algebra, a Bol loop is an algebraic structure generalizing the notion of group.
It can be shown that formula_196 is a linear order on abstract cardinals, but not on sets.
It is an abstract concept, used in the modeling, system(s) design and system(s) exploitation.
It should not be by their architecture, but why not even by their power of abstract thought, that nations should seek to commemorate themselves?
It was very abstract and humorous yet imbued with meaning.
Many of his works were inspired by natural elements which he used in compose abstract art.
Most Inca art, however, was abstract in nature.
Nature will always maintain her rights, and prevail in the end over any abstract reasoning whatsoever.
O is also published as a topic of the Open Geospatial Consortium "Abstract Specification".
One of the abstract events @ Consortium, it has been designed to test the Lean Management skills of the participants.
Some properties of abstract data types: "Stable" means that input order is retained.
Teens may have more difficulty with understanding or expressing abstract ideas.
The abstract improbability of such a tendency being transmitted through a vast number of generations, is not greater than that of quite useless or rudimentary organs being similarly transmitted.
The abstract sculpture consists of stacked geometricized slabs of bronze; it is installed on a base on the lawn.
The album features Abstract Rude, Ellay Khule, Myka 9 and 2Mex on vocals.
The album features layered guitars, abstract percussion, and chant-like vocals.
The convention will be more natural or more abstract according to the nature of the thing to be conveyed and the medium employed to express it.
The former was a sort of cyclopaedia to him, which he supposed to contain an abstract of human knowledge, as indeed it does to a considerable extent.
The one is a plain palpable object; the other an abstract notion, which though it can be made sufficiently intelligible, is not altogether so natural and obvious.
The woodland environment may be used to learn about more abstract concepts such as mathematics and communication.
There is, as it were, an abstract music of line, tone, and color.
There seemed to be few, if any, abstract terms, or little use of figurative language.
These are all examples of an abstract group called Z2.
These characteristics includes: There are also three main techniques in which categorize Abstract Expressionism.
They endeavour to find objections, both to our abstract reasonings, and to those which regard matter of fact and existence.
This is undoubtedly an idealization and may be used for abstract or theoretical purposes.
What though these reasonings concerning human nature seem abstract, and of difficult comprehension?
With the other abstract beings, they battled Thanos, and then battled Nebula when she obtained the Gauntlet from Thanos.

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