[ UK /fˈɔːɡɹa‍ʊnd/ ]
[ US /ˈfɔɹˌɡɹaʊnd/ ]
  1. the part of a scene that is near the viewer
  2. (computer science) a window for an active application
  1. move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent
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How To Use foreground In A Sentence

  • 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.
  • That vantage point also allowed him to depict in the foreground the community's schoolhouse, which was built in 1861 a short distance north of the church family.
  • The storm was cloaked like a hidden monster behind a stratiform cloud veil (nimbostratus) with a little fractus in the foreground.
  • The audio foreground, however, is dominated by the insipid, warbling, and off-key sound of Gareth Gates murdering a late 1970s disco classic.
  • An old woman churns butter, while a woman in the foreground prepares a fowl for roasting.
  • Though humans are never present in the photographs, human presence is emphasised through foregrounding the conscious activity of design.
  • Nearly all the city plans have human figures in the foreground. Times, Sunday Times
  • The physically awkward but intellectually gifted nebbish was foregrounded in film and television by Woody Allen, Dustin Hoffman, and Richard Dreyfuss, and later by Jerry Seinfeld, Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, and Larry David. A Renegade History of the United States
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