Abstract (West's Encyclopedia of American Law)
To take or withdraw from; as, to abstract the funds of a bank. To remove or separate. To summarize or abridge.
An abstract comprisesr concentrates in itselfhe essential qualities of a larger thingr of several thingsn a short, abbreviated form. It differs from a transcript, which is a verbatim copy of the thing itself and is more comprehensive.
- Abstract of Title.
(The entire section is 62 words.)
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