HyperDic: foreground

English > 3 senses of the word foreground:
NOUNcognitionforegroundthe part of a scene that is near the viewer
artifactforeground(computer science) a window for an active application
VERBchangeforeground, highlight, spotlight, play upmove into the foreground to make more visible or prominent
foreground > pronunciation
Soundsfao'rgraw.nd
Rhymesabound ... wound: 56 rhymes with awnd...
English > foreground: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe part of a scene that is near the viewer.
Broaderview, aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panoramaThe visual percept of a region
Spanishprimer plano, primer término
Verbsforegroundmove into the foreground to make more visible or prominent
English > foreground: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaning(computer science) a window for an active application.
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Part ofscreen, CRT screenThe display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube
Broaderwindow(computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen
Spanishprimer plano
Catalanprimer pla
English > foreground: 3 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningMove into the foreground to make more visible or prominent.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymshighlight, spotlight, play up
Broaderbring out, set offdirect attention to, as if by means of contrast
Oppositebackground, play down, downplayunderstate the importance or quality of
Spanishdestacar, resaltar
Catalandestacar
Nounsforegroundthe part of a scene that is near the viewer

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