Associations to the word «Foreground»

Wiktionary

FOREGROUND, noun. The elements of an image which lie closest to the picture plane.
FOREGROUND, noun. The subject of an image, often depicted at the bottom in a two-dimensional work.
FOREGROUND, noun. (computing) the application the user is currently interacting with; the application window that appears in front of all others.
FOREGROUND, verb. To place in the foreground (physically or metaphorically)

Dictionary definition

FOREGROUND, noun. The part of a scene that is near the viewer.
FOREGROUND, noun. (computer science) a window for an active application.
FOREGROUND, verb. Move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke