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Synonyms for background

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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Background tabs that are playing music or have a real-time connection to remote servers using WebRTC or WebSockets will not be throttled down.
The marker could be used: i) to control the target gene (foreground selection), ii) to control the genetic background (background selection) (Hospital 2003), restoring the recipient's genetic background quickly, and eliminating unfavorable gene linked to target gene effectively.
The NAPBS Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC) oversees the application process and is the governing accreditation body that will ensure the background screening organizations seeking accreditation meet or exceed a measurable standard of competence.
Fourth, it introduces a new general form of background risk.
The BON will evaluate the effectiveness of the early criminal background screening at the end of the grant funding period in August 2009.
But a background check proved he was either bought out or asked to resign.
In others, she spoke over either a steady background tone or a tone that faded in and out in a regular sequence.
18%) and differed from youth reporting no move on almost all background characteristics studied.
4 log drop in viral load in the subset of patients who were not receiving 3TC or FTC in their background treatment regimen versus a 0.
He closes in on the pipe, making it larger at one end and causing it to diminish in shape as it pulls us into the background.
Background counts arising from external (to our apparatus) sources continue to be a difficulty; as a point-of-reference, the background count rate drops a factor of five when the reactor is turned off.
To conduct aa initial investigation into the use of criminal background checks and related issues in counselor education programs, surveys were sent to the contacts from 50 programs accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (2001).
Providing contextual background is vital when teaching reading (and writing) to normative speakers of English.
First, the parties agreed that "all employees shall be subject to security background checks at any time.