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

- Look up background in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Background may refer to: Background actor Background artist Background light Background music 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...
- 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 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...
- Background independence is a condition in theoretical physics that requires the defining equations of a theory to be independent of the actual shape of...
- Foreground and background or background and foreground may refer to: Background, foreground, sideground and postground intellectual property, distinct...
- The cosmic microwave background (CMB or CMBR) is microwave radiation that fills all space in the observable universe. It is a remnant that provides an...
- 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 may refer to: Cosmic microwave background radiation (CMB) Cosmic neutrino background (CνB) Cosmic gravitational wave background (GWB)...