foreground
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈfɔː(ɹ)ˌɡɹaʊnd/
Noun

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, often, attributive) The application the user is currently interacting with; the application window that appears in front of all others.
Related terms Translations Verb

foreground (foregrounds, present participle foregrounding; past and past participle foregrounded)

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



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