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contrasts, plural;
  1. Differ strikingly
    • - his friend's success contrasted with his own failure
    • - a contrasting view
  2. Compare in such a way as to emphasize differences
    • - people contrasted her with her sister
  1. The state of being strikingly different from something else, typically something in juxtaposition or close association
    • - the day began cold and blustery, in contrast to almost two weeks of uninterrupted sunshine
    • - a contrast between rural and urban trends
  2. The degree of difference between tones in a television picture, photograph, or other image

  3. Enhancement of the apparent brightness or clarity of a design provided by the juxtaposition of different colors or textures

  4. The action of calling attention to notable differences
    • - use knowledge of other languages for contrast and comparison with English
  5. A thing or person having qualities noticeably different from another
    • - the castle is quite a contrast to other places where the singer has performed

  1. the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared; "in contrast to", "by contrast"
  2. put in opposition to show or emphasize differences; "The middle school teacher contrasted her best student's work with that of her weakest student"
  3. the act of distinguishing by comparing differences
  4. to show differences when compared; be different; "the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities"
  5. line: a conceptual separation or distinction; "there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity"
  6. the perceptual effect of the juxtaposition of very different colors
  7. Contrast is Emi Maria's first major album by Victor Entertainment, released on March 3, 2010.
  8. "Contrast" is a five-song EP and the first release from the Tennessee-based band The Features following their departure from Universal Records. The band released the EP on their own on October 25, 2006 via their website and then later via traditional music outlets. ...
  9. Contrast is the first Klinik album after Dirk Ivens' departure.
  10. In linguistics and semantics, contrast is a relationship between two discourse segments. Contrast is often overtly marked by markers such as but or however, such as in the following examples: # It's raining, but I am not taking an umbrella. # We will be giving a party for our new students. ...
  11. In literature, an author writes contrast when he or she describes the difference(s) between two or more entities. For example, in the first four lines of William Shakespeare's Sonnet 130, Shakespeare contrasts a mistress to the sun, coral, snow, and wire.
  12. In music and musical form, procedures of contrast include stratification, juxtaposition, and interpolation. Procedures of connection include gradation, amalgamation, and dissolution. Contrast is also when you compare two different instrument sounds to each other. ...
  13. A difference in lightness, brightness and/or hue between two colours that makes them more or less distinguishable; The degree of this difference; A difference between two objects, people or concepts; A control on a television, etc, that adjusts the amount of contrast in the images being ...
  14. (Contrasts) Dohnányi - Shostakovich - Bartók. 1997. Summit CDC193
  15. (Contrasts) Students need to be made aware of the power of contrasts in order to make their performances more interesting.  For example, if a high movement is used follow with a low one.
  16. (contrasts) Variables that define specific groups; most often these variables equal 1 when the group is one to which the student belongs and 0 otherwise.
  17. The difference or degree of difference between things having similar or comparable natures, such as light and dark areas, colors, or typefaces.
  18. The degree of tonal separation or gradation in the range from black to white.
  19. The change and difference of brightness levels within an image. High contrast images are dark black and bright white contents, medium contrast have a good spread of black to white and low contrast have a smaller spread value of blacks and whites.
  20. In relation to microscopes, the ability to distinguish different densities of structures.
  21. The tonal change in color from light to dark.
  22. The degree of tones in an image ranging from highlight to shadow.
  23. The range of light to dark values in a picture or the ratio between the maximum and minimum brightness values.
  24. The level of variation between light and dark areas in an image.
  25. The difference in reflectance between the black and white (or bar and space) areas of a symbol.