abstract ['æbstrækt] n
|comp., MS||crynodeb (A short summary of the contents of a document that gives the reader a quick overview of its topic and purpose)|
abstract ['æbstrækt] abbr.
|law||summary; A summary of what a court or government agency does. In Traffic, document that is sent to the Department of Motor Vehicles DMV to update driving record|
|lit.||A piece of writing summarized, sometimes at the beginning of an essay. Alternatively the word can refer to language that describes unusual imagery. see also abstract diction, abstract language|