adjective see abstract III

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • abstractable — adjective a) Able to be abstracted. b) Able to be made abstract …   Wiktionary

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  • abstract — I. adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin abstractus, from Latin, past participle of abstrahere to drag away, from abs , ab + trahere to pull, draw Date: 14th century 1. a. disassociated from any specific instance < an abstract entity > b. difficult …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Autoxidation — is any oxidation that occurs in open air or in presence of oxygen and/or UV radiation and forms peroxides and hydroperoxides. A classic example of autoxidation is that of simple ethers like diethyl ether, whose peroxides can be dangerously… …   Wikipedia

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