Definition of Background. Meaning of Background. Synonyms of Background

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Definition of Background

Background
Background Back"ground`, n. [Back, a. + ground.] 1. Ground in the rear or behind, or in the distance, as opposed to the foreground, or the ground in front. 2. (Paint.) The space which is behind and subordinate to a portrait or group of figures. Note: The distance in a picture is usually divided into foreground, middle distance, and background. --Fairholt. 3. Anything behind, serving as a foil; as, the statue had a background of red hangings. 4. A place in obscurity or retirement, or out of sight. I fancy there was a background of grinding and waiting before Miss Torry could produce this highly finished . . . performance. --Mrs. Alexander. A husband somewhere in the background. --Thackeray.

Meaning of Background from wikipedia

- Background may refer to: Background (journalism) Computer wallpaper Cultural heritage Ethnic background Field (heraldry), background of a shield Natural...
- Backgrounding is an intermediate stage sometimes used in cattle production which begins after weaning and ends upon placement in a feedlot. Background...
- A background check is a process a person or company uses to verify that an individual is who they claim to be, and this provides an opportunity to check...
- The cosmic microwave background (CMB, CMBR), in Big Bang cosmology, is electromagnetic radiation which is a remnant from an early stage of the universe...
- Background music refers to a mode of musical performance in which the music is not intended to be a primary focus of potential listeners, but its content...
- Background radiation is a measure of the level of ionizing radiation present in the environment at a particular location which is not due to deliberate...
- A background process is a computer process that runs behind the scenes (i.e., in the background) and without user intervention. Typical tasks for these...
- A wallpaper or background (also known as a desktop wallpaper, desktop background, desktop picture or desktop image on computers) is a digital image (photo...
- Foreground-background is a scheduling algorithm that is used to control an execution of multiple processes on a single processor. It is based on two waiting...
- Cosmic background radiation is electromagnetic radiation from the Big Bang. The origin of this radiation depends on the region of the spectrum that is...