Abstraction


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Abstraction

Taking from someone with an intent to injure or defraud.

Wrongful abstraction is an unauthorized and illegal withdrawing of funds or an appropriation of someone else's funds for the taker's own benefit. It may be a crime under the laws of a state. It is different from Embezzlement, which is a crime committed only if the taker had a lawful right to possession of the money when it was first taken.

See: concept, generality, idea, impalpability, larceny, notion, preoccupation, vision
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Tenders are invited for Name of the order: "Preparation of documentation for the issuance of permits for water abstraction from underground water sources for drinking and household purposes through existing water abstraction facilities, operated by" VIC AD, Lovech ".
Mischa uses an innovative technique for his abstraction that utilizes resin backings for his acrylic paintings.
Whilst I argue that some forms of abstraction are transhistorical, my interest is more in how these transhistorical abstractions rub up against new forms specific to capitalist societies.
A welcome addition to both personal and public library artbook collections, From Realism to Abstraction is highly recommended.
Capitalism is an object of high abstraction, the common is a force of higher abstraction
Baudevin, however, is also aware that it is pointless to harbor nostalgia for modernism, to monitor its survival and decline--pointless to wonder who's afraid of red, yellow, and blue, or to ponder what separates abstraction from figuration.
The invention of abstraction was even more sudden: around 1910, first in France but then soon in Germany, Central Europe, England, Russia and the United States, many artists discovered that art need not have an identifiable, recognisable subject.
Also, the top 10 % (by volume) of the groundwater abstraction sources within the groundwater body patch are included in the assessment, and these are presented in Figure 1.
In this article, I treat abstraction in a particular way, as a behavioral process in which properties or features of the natural world come to function as discriminative stimuli for corresponding verbal responses.
Subsequent to France imposing an adequate regulatory framework to ensure that the Surface Water Directive is respected, the European Commission, on 12 September, decided to suspend its June decision to refer France to the EU Court of Justice for the second time in a case concerning the pollution by nitrates of drinking water abstraction points in Brittany.
The right level of abstraction highlights commonality and critical differences across Services and commands.
This description of Piet Mondrian's New York studio sheds light on the man who went beyond all efforts of his generation to achieve abstraction in search of absolute reality.