About The Word Foreground

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Foreground

Foreground Meaning & Definition
Foreground Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Foreground?

[n] (computer science) a window for an active application
[n] the part of a scene that is near the viewer
[v] move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Foreground: highlight | play up | spotlight

Related Terms | Find terms related to Foreground: anteriority | approach | approximation | bold front | brave face | brave front | closeness | confines | convergence | display | environs | facade | face | facet | facia | fore | forefront | forehand | foreland | forepart | forequarter | foreside | foreword | front | front elevation | front man | front matter | front page | front view | frontage | frontal | frontier | frontispiece | head | heading | immediacy | immediate foreground | lap | nearness | neighborhood | nighness | obverse | precinct | preface | prefix | priority | propinquity | proscenium | proximity | purlieus | vicinage | vicinity | window dressing

See Also | aspect | bring out | CRT screen | panorama | prospect | scene | screen | set off | view | vista | window

Foreground In Webster's Dictionary

\Fore"ground`\, n. On a painting, and sometimes in a bas-relief, mosaic picture, or the like, that part of the scene represented, which is nearest to the spectator, and therefore occupies the lowest part of the work of art itself. Cf. {Distance}, n., 6.

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