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foreground

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PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈfɔː(ɹ)ˌɡɹaʊnd/
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NounEdit

foreground (plural foregrounds)

  1. The elements of an image which lie closest to the picture plane.
  2. The subject of an image, often depicted at the bottom in a two-dimensional work.
  3. (computing) the application the user is currently interacting with; the application window that appears in front of all others.

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VerbEdit

foreground (third-person singular simple present foregrounds, present participle foregrounding, simple past and past participle foregrounded)

  1. To place in the foreground (physically or metaphorically)