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abstraction  abstract entity  Abstraction in object-oriented programming  Control abstraction  Data abstraction
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A general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples WordNet 3.0
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A general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In software engineering and computer science, abstraction is: the process of removing physical, spatial, or temporal details or attributes in the study of objects or systems to focus attention on details of greater importance; it is similar in nature to the process of generalization; the creation of abstract concept-objects by mirroring common features or attributes of various non-abstract objects or systems of study – the result of the process of abstraction. Wikipedia
Technique for arranging complexity of computer systems Wikidata
The act of comparing commonality between distinct objects and organizing using those similarities; the act of generalizing characteristics; the product of said generalization. Wiktionary