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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Foreground \Fore"ground'\, noun On a painting, and sometimes in a bas-relief, mosaic picture, or the like, that part of the scene represented, which is nearest to the spectator, and therefore occupies the lowest part of the work of art itself. Cf. {Distance}, noun, 6.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

foreground

noun

1: the part of a scene that is near the viewer

2: (computer science) a window for an active application

verb

1: move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics" [syn: {foreground}, {highlight}, {spotlight}, {play up}] [ant: {background}, {downplay}, {play down}]


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