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Found 3 items, similar to background.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: background dasar, latar belakang
English → English (WordNet) Definition: background background n 1: a person's social heritage: previous experience or training; “he is a lawyer with a sports background” 2: the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground; “he posed her against a background of rolling hills” [syn: ground] 3: information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem; “the embassy filled him in on the background of the incident” [syn: background knowledge] 4: extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured; “they got a bad connection and could hardly hear one another over the background signals” [syn: background signal] 5: relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation; “when the rain came he could hear the sound of thunder in the background” 6: the state of the environment in which a situation exists; “you can't do that in a university setting” [syn: setting, scope] 7: (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear [syn: desktop, screen background] 8: scenery hung at back of stage [syn: backdrop, backcloth] background v : understate the importance or quality of; “he played down his royal ancestry” [syn: play down, downplay] [ant: foreground, foreground]
English → English (gcide) Definition: background background \back"ground`\, n. [Back, a. + ground.] [1913 Webster] 1. Ground in the rear or behind, or in the distance, as opposed to the foreground, or the ground in front. [1913 Webster] 2. (Paint.) The space which is behind and subordinate to a portrait or group of figures. [1913 Webster] Note: The distance in a picture is usually divided into foreground, middle distance, and background. --Fairholt. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything behind, serving as a foil; as, the statue had a background of red hangings. [1913 Webster] 4. A place in obscurity or retirement, or out of sight. [1913 Webster] I fancy there was a background of grinding and waiting before Miss Torry could produce this highly finished . . . performance. --Mrs. Alexander. [1913 Webster] A husband somewhere in the background. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 5. The set of conditions within which an action takes place, including the social and physical conditions as well as the psychological states of the participants; as, within the background of the massive budget deficits of the 1980's, new spending programs had little chance of passage by the congress. [PJC] 6. The set of conditions that precede and affect an action, such as the social and historical precedents for the event, as well as the general background[5]; as, against the background of their expulsion by the Serbs, the desire of Kosovars for vengeance is understandable though regrettable. [PJC] 7. (Science) The signals that may be detected by a measurement which are not due to the phenomenon being studied, and tend to make the measurement uncertain to a greater or lesser degree. Specifically: (Physics) Electronic noise present in a system using electronic measuring instrument or in a telecommunications system, which may hide and which must be differentiated from the desired signal; also called background noise or noise. [PJC] 8. (Journalism) An agreement between a journalist and an interviewee that the name of the interviewee will not be quoted in any publication, although the substance of the remarks may be reported; -- often used in the phrase “on background”. Compare deep background. [PJC] To place in the background, to make of little consequence. To keep in the background, to remain unobtrusive, inconspicuous or out of sight; -- of people. deep background, (Journalism) the status of an interview which must not be quoted in a publication, even without attribution. Compare background[8]. [1913 Webster +PJC]


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