Contents[show] Definitions Edit General Edit An abstraction is "[a] simplified idea of a real-world object or system. Software Edit An abstraction is "[t]he separation of the logical properties of data or function from its implementation in a computer program. References Edit ↑ Wiki.GIS.com, GIS Glossary (full-text). ↑ Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology. Retrieved from "https://itlaw.wikia.org/wiki/Abstraction?oldid=209937" Categories: Definition Software Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.