a number that does not designate the quantity of any particular kind of thing.
And T must be, not a sum of concrete goods, but a sum of abstract numbers, and so itself an abstract number.
The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
- Abstract of title
an outline history of the title to a parcel of real estate, showing the original grant, subsequent conveyances, mortgages, etc. noun (property law) a summary of the ownership of land, showing the original grant, conveyances, and any incumbrances
- Abstract space
a space whose elements are not geometric points, especially a function space.
- Abstract syntax
abstract syntax language, data A form of representation of data that is independent of machine-oriented structures and encodings and also of the physical representation of the data. Abstract syntax is used to give a high-level description of programs being compiled or messages passing over a communications link. A compiler’s internal representation of a program will […]
- Abstract syntax notation 1
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