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Definition of Contrast
ContrastContrast Con*trast", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Contrasted; p. pr.
& vb. n. Contrasting.] [F. contraster, LL. contrastare to
resist, withstand, fr. L. contra + stare to stand. See
To stand in opposition; to exhibit difference, unlikeness, or
opposition of qualities.
The joints which divide the sandstone contrast finely
with the divisional planes which separate the basalt
into pillars. --Lyell.
Contrast Con*trast", v. t.
1. To set in opposition, or over against, in order to show
the differences between, or the comparative excellences
and defects of; to compare by difference or contrariety of
qualities; as, to contrast the present with the past.
2. (Fine Arts) To give greater effect to, as to a figure or
other object, by putting it in some relation of opposition
to another figure or object.
the figures of the groups must not be all on side .
. . but must contrast each other by their several
Meaning of Contrast from wikipedia
(vision), the difference
and light between parts
of an image Contrast
(statistics), a combination
is the difference
(or its representation
in an image
or display) distinguishable. In visual
- Phase-contrast microscopy
(PCM) is an optical microscopy technique
that converts phase shifts
a transparent specimen
Barrett, better known
by the stage
name High Contrast
(born 18 September
1979), is a Welsh electronic music producer
DJ and record
- The contrast ratio
(CR) is a property
of a display
as the ratio
of the luminance
of the brightest shade
(white) to that of the darkest...
CT, or contrast enhanced computed tomography
(CECT), is X-ray computed tomography
for X-ray CT are generally...
radiography, and fluoroscopy. Radiocontrast agents
iodine, or more rarely barium
sulfate. The contrast
- contrast agent
medium) is a substance
used to increase
or fluids within
the body in medical
- MRI contrast agents
are contrast agents
used to improve
in magnetic resonance imaging
(MRI). The most commonly...
- Iodinated contrast
is a form of intravenous radiocontrast agent containing
iodine, which enhances
of vascular structures
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