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...
- 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...
- Background noise or ambient noise is any sound other than the sound being monitored (primary sound). Background noise is a form of noise pollution or...
- The cosmic microwave background (CMB, CMBR), in Big Bang cosmology, is electromagnetic radiation as a remnant from an early stage of the universe, also...
- A background check or background investigation is the process of looking up and compiling employment history, criminal records, commercial records, and...
- A background light is used to illuminate the background area of a set. The background light will also provide separation between the subject and the background...
- A wallpaper or background (also known as a desktop wallpaper, desktop background, desktop picture or desktop image on computers) is a digital image (photo...
- Low-background steel is any steel produced prior to the detonation of the first nuclear bombs in the 1940s and 1950s. With the Trinity test and the nuclear...
- A background actor or extra is a performer in a film, television show, stage, musical, opera or ballet production, who appears in a nonspeaking or nonsinging...
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