So lost in thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings
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Similarly an absent-minded man is said to be "abstracted," as paying no attention to the matter in hand.
show that in all cases the heat abstracted exceeds by many times the heat expended.
The law during this period, as abstracted from the texts and compilations, suggests the following remarks.
The often changing masters of Holstein and Lauenburg abstracted much of the valuable landed property of the city and of the chapter of Lubeck.
It was just the letter "a" in a highly abstracted form, a triangle.