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Synonyms for foreground

Synonyms for foreground

the part of a scene that is near the viewer

(computer science) a window for an active application

move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent

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It is therefore necessary to deviate from this new "norm" from time to time, in order to foreground elements of the lecture and ensure that students' attention levels remain high.
Foreground Security is responsible for continually analyzing significant data security and privacy risks as well as performing eCloud's operational security management.
It first enumerates foreground seeds (individual superpixels that are likely to be located inside objects) at different image locations to creat multiple seed graphs, then performs parametric min-cuts on these seed graphs.
The Hubble observations revealed that the starlight from the foreground lens system was too faint to be a single star, but it had the brightness expected for two closely orbiting red dwarf stars, which are fainter and less massive than our sun.
The foreground young galaxy is still forming, and the team led by Professor Yoshiaki Taniguchi (Ehime University) concluded that the gravitational lensing effect from such a young galaxy does not affect the luminosity of its background galaxy.
I tried to focus the discussion towards the concepts of foreground and background.
According to Einstein's general theory of relativity, the gravity of a massive foreground galaxy can act as a lens, splitting the light from a background body, such as a quasar, into two or more images.
Hockney, who appears to be painting Scheips' portrait, stands at an unseen canvas in the foreground holding three paint brushes and gazing somewhat quizzically at the artist painting him.
We can lead our viewers through an image by relating foreground, middle ground and background layers of information.
Even the pigeon in the central foreground seems to ooze ennui.
Layers of outdoor space are revealed, from the swimming pool surrounded by fruit trees in the immediate foreground, to the village, the valley and the backdrop of mountains.
The flat surface and bold colors seem to suggest a scene of intense emotion, but the dark figures in the foreground, their heads bowed and eyes downcast, are unapproachable.
The idyllic country setting at South Willamette Street between 33rd and 34th avenues was nestled next to the Prall Dairy Farm, whose cows are seen in the foreground.
North Americans appear in the foreground, and Europeans enter from distant shores.
The Omron E3Z-LS offers both foreground and background suppression.