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Abstract

A brief summary at the beginning of an article, paper, or presentation. Abstracts are commonly associated with academia; for example, an economics professor may attach an abstract to a publication. However, it may also be used with a business presentation.
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Hume is not necessarily the best young painter around, nor did he alone achieve the etherized, abstracted look in painting and other mediums (not to mention fashion) that we have begun to recognize as our own fin-de-siecle period style.
CAS abstracted and indexed 489,191 scientific papers, patents, and other publications in 1989.
Once the medical record is coded and abstracted, data is downloaded to the hospital's existing on-site abstracting system using LanVision technology.