Sentence Examples


  • Obviously in that time, the underlying technology kept shifting—computers went from electromechanical to relays to vacuum tubes to transistors and then to integrated circuits—and the abstraction, the calculations per second, kept doubling.
  • The abstraction keeps moving forward, and the technology races to keep up.
  • But most humble though he was, and far from furnishing an example of the high, humane abstraction; the Pequod's carpenter was no duplicate; hence, he now comes in person on this stage.
  • Princess Mary roused him from his abstraction by drawing his attention to her nephew who had entered the room.
  • Nicholas glanced at her and, wishing to appear not to notice her abstraction, made some remark to Mademoiselle Bourienne and then again looked at the princess.

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