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Inability to abstract with an overemphasis on specific details; seen in mental disorders, such as dementia and schizophrenia, and also normally in children.
[L. con-cresco, pp. -cretus, to grow together, harden]
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Towards the city bay complete a small children~s playgroundas an abstract object ship and swing the Recreational.
Starting with an axiomatic theory of abstract objects, this article identifies a mathematical structure as an abstract object encoding the truths of a mathematical theory.
The body became an abstract object that no longer had any emotional point--a plaything of art, existing only for the tricks one could play with it, the lame ironies with which one could suggest mastery of it.
Designed as abstract object components, this platform can enable digital audio players on a wide variety of consumer electronics devices, computer peripherals, and portable audio players.
Their "Sound Sculptor(TM)" Application suggests an entirely new way for musical artists and audio producers to work with sound By grabbing a virtual, abstract object that represents the sound, and turning, stretching, and manipulating it to change various sound qualities.
responding to the growing needs of developers using object-oriented tools to develop real life business applications, has announced a series of abstract object class libraries for Synon Corp.
Is LeVerrier's Vulcan a mind dependent abstract object and 'Vulcan is a planet' true because he believed it was a planet?
Early Future' represents an important stage in the transition from abstract object to functional designer lighting," he said.
It is a completely physical language that has as words all visible objects, and an abstract object, invisible and non-existent, is not part of painting's domain.
He plays with the notion of being colored and how that becoming obscures meaning (obscures the text) and also creates an abstract object.
7%) Table 4 "Marked" Subject and Object Types in Transactives SUN TIMES Abstract Object 31.
Platonist or transcendent realism holds that properties are abstract objects in the (post-Fregeanly) classical sense, of being nonmental, nonspatial, and causally inefficacious.