foreground vs background

foreground

Definitions

noun

  1. the part of a scene that is near the viewer
  2. (computer science) a window for an active application

verb

  1. move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent

Examples

Left of center a circular form hovers between the foreground and back-ground: both cell-like and lunar, it is concealed and revealed by waves of golden brown toner.

The arresting part of this photo is not her femaleness, although foregrounding her gender seems to be the intention, but the condition of her gun, which is old, chipped, and rusty.

According to bury circumstance judgement, put possibly inside circumjacent bigger range in more and dinosaurian fossil, disentomb foreground is very hopeful.

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background

Definitions

verb

  1. understate the importance or quality of

noun

  1. a person's social heritage: previous experience or training
  2. the state of the environment in which a situation exists
  3. the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground
  4. relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation
  5. extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured
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Examples

Background-position: background image in the canvas element in the targeted space, designated the upper left corner of the image relative to the level of canvas and vertical spacing interval .

It is mainly accomplished by using text in the same color as the background color of the page.

The mass media give little background, and what they do is carefully expurgated.

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