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Definition 1: (computer science) a window for an active application - [noun denoting artifact]

(foreground is a kind of ...) (computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen

(... is part of foreground) the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube

(foreground belongs to category ...) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

Definition 2: the part of a scene that is near the viewer - [noun denoting cognition]

(foreground is a kind of ...) the visual percept of a region

"the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"

Definition 3: move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent - [verb of change]

Samples where foreground or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics

Synonyms for foreground in the sense of this definition

(foreground is a kind of ...) direct attention to, as if by means of contrast

"This dress accentuates your nice figure!" "I set off these words by brackets"

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