Similarly an absent-minded man is said to be "abstracted," as paying no attention to the matter in hand.
Sometimes the qualities common to all the gods were abstracted, and the resultant notion spoiten of as the god.
Show that in all cases the heat abstracted exceeds by many times the heat expended.
The heat equivalent of the mechanical work performed on the piston is abstracted from the air, which is discharged at the temperature T 1.
It is compelled to accept its first principles on trust from the science in which it is employed; it cannot cope with the subtlety of nature; and it is radically vitiated by being founded on hastily and inaccurately abstracted notions of things.