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in the background: in the distance

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  • in the distance

in the background: behind the scenes

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past events surrounding a person or thing

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a person's social heritage: previous experience or training

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the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground

information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem

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extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured

relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation

the state of the environment in which a situation exists

(computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear

scenery hung at back of stage

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Employment Screening Resources is gratified that the National Association of Professional Background Screeners announced that we achieved BSCC Accreditation," stated ESR President Lester Rosen, who founded the San Francisco area background screening company in 1996 with the purpose of promoting a safe workplace for both employers and employees.
Additionally the use of a coincidence regime of registration of [beta]-decay events will allow us to considerably suppress the background, and to separate effect and background by means of the delayed coincidence method.
Krueger resigned from his current position when his background was made public.
Those who apply to law enforcement agencies must pass background, physical, medical, psychological, written and oral tests.
The sky map generated by WMAP shows tiny hot and cold spots in the otherwise uniform cosmic microwave background averaging a frigid 2.
Generally, child-care insurers underwrite policies based on state licensing requirements for property exposures and background checks for employees and volunteers.
With regard to criminal background checks, ACA members increased awareness among Members of Congress for the National Child Protection Improvement Act.
Of course, criminal background checks are not new to long-term care.
Create a copy of the background layer for safekeeping.
I have my position because my background is multifaceted, not narrowly focused.
6 percent of North Dakotans live within ten miles of a gun store, disproving the gun lobby's claim that background checks would be a burden for private gun sellers and bolstering the case for checks on all gun sales.
We have designed an experiment to maximize the solid angle for detection of all decay products (apart from the antineutrino) and to reduce the probability of correlated background events.
That push and pull set up acoustic oscillations that remain imprinted in the cosmic microwave background today.
After student court workers who conducted the searches were terminated during a budget crunch in September, the waiting period for a background check went from about two days to two weeks.