Properties or qualities as distinguished from any
particular embodiment of the properties/qualities in a physical medium.
Instances of Abstract can be said to exist in the same sense as mathematical
objects such as sets and relations, but they cannot exist at a particular
place and time without some physical encoding or embodiment.
SUMO / BASE-ONTOLOGY
set or class
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- the quality of being considered apart from an specific instance or object
- existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment; "abstract words like `truth' and `justice'"
entity is exhaustively partitioned into physical,abstract.
(partition Entity Physical Abstract)
abs is an instance of abstract if and only if there doesn't exist point so that abs is located at point or abs exists during point.
(instance ?ABS Abstract)
(located ?ABS ?POINT)
(time ?ABS ?POINT)))))