2. Verb. (third-person singular of foreground) ¹
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Definition of Foregrounds
1. foreground [v] - See also: foreground
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foregrounds
Literary usage of Foregrounds
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Design by Henry Vincent Hubbard, ( (1917)
"... foregrounds, Backgrounds, and Planes of Distance If a landscape composition is to tell as one unified thing it must be segregated from the things on ..."
2. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Design by Henry Vincent Hubbard (1917)
"... foregrounds, backgrounds, and planes of distance — OBJECTS IN LANDSCAPE COMPOSITION ACCORDING TO THEIR DESIGN VALUE — Temporary elements. ..."
3. Remarks on Forest Scenery, and Other Woodland Views by William Gilpin (1834)
"... Nature is also continually working up new foregrounds to her landscapes, though it is a much easier business to deform than to restore. ..."
4. Social service and the art of healing by Richard Clarke Cabot (1909)
"SOCIAL SERVICE AND THE ART OF HEALING CHAPTER I BACKGROUNDS AND foregrounds IN MEDICAL WORK THERE are two kinds of blindness from which I have suffered in ..."
5. Sunlight and Shadow: A Book for Photographers, Amateur and Professional by Washington Irving Lincoln Adams (1897)
"... Chapter IV foregrounds N THK PHOTOGRAPHIC TI.MKS for July, 1895, Mr- HP Robinson, the veteran English artist, photographer, and writer, ..."
6. The Complete Works by John Ruskin (1894)
"... and thus examined and known; but the foregrounds of Turner are so united in all their parts that the eye cannot take them by divisions, ..."