Example sentences for: abstraction

How can you use “abstraction” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In the beginning the law was the word itself, not the abstraction that gave it birth.

  • Residue E109 has been shown to render indole more nucleophilic via proton abstraction from N1 [ 23].

  • We strongly recommend pilot testing the data abstraction form on a few studies before defining a final format.

  • Although this model is simplified, the abstraction may be useful for conceptualizing the nature of functional relationships between families of protein domains.

  • Most historians--particularly those enamored of what Rosenbaum calls the "great and grave abstraction," the systemic rather than biographical explanation of the Holocaust--have resisted Dawidowicz's thesis that Hitler conceived of the physical annihilation of the Jews early in his political career, between the years 1919 and 1924.

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