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Definition of Contrasts

Contrast
Contrast 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 Stand.] 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
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 position. --Dryden.

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- Contrast is the difference in luminance or colour that makes an object (or its representation in an image or display) distinguishable. In visual perception...
- Phase-contrast microscopy is an optical microscopy technique that converts phase shifts in light p****ing through a transparent specimen to brightness changes...
- The contrast ratio is a property of a display system, defined as the ratio of the luminance of the brightest color (white) to that of the darkest color...
- contrast agent (or contrast medium) is a substance used to increase the contrast of structures or fluids within the body in medical imaging. Contrast...
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- Latin Contrasts (also released as Brazilliance Vol. 3) is an album by saxophonist Bud Shank with arrangements by Laurindo Almeida first released on the...
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