Definition of Foregrounding

1. Noun. The execution of a program that preempts the use of the processing system.

Exact synonyms: Foreground Processing
Generic synonyms: Priority Processing



Definition of Foregrounding

1. Verb. (present participle of foreground) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foregrounding

1. foreground [v] - See also: foreground

Foregrounding Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foregrounding

foregleam
foreglimpse
forego
foregoer
foregoers
foregoes
foregoing
foregoing(a)
foregone
foregone conclusion
foregone conclusions
foreground
foreground processing
foregroundable
foregrounded
foregrounding (current term)
foregrounds
foreguard
foreguess
foreguessed
foreguesses
foreguessing
foregut
foregut cysts
foreguts
forehalsen
forehand
forehand(a)
forehand drive
forehand shot

Literary usage of Foregrounding

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1. Extenuating Circumstances: Wall Hangings in the Hall of Justice in 'S by P. E. Spijkerman, Wytze Patijn, Jan Rutten (1998)
"Tapestries derive their perspective from borders, from repeated motifs and from the interplay between foregrounding and backgrounding. ..."

2. Teacher Education and the Challenge of Diversity in South Africaby Crispin Hemson by Crispin Hemson (2007)
"While there are echoes of 'multiculturalism' and 'inclusion' in these competencies, they go beyond these approaches by foregrounding questions of power and ..."

3. Choice Words: How Our Language Affects Children's Learningby Peter H. Johnston by Peter H. Johnston (2004)
"We do this by foregrounding these in the agentive narratives through which we help them reconstruct the events. ..."

4. Space and the Architect: Lessons in Architecture 2 by Herman Hertzberger (2000)
"The working method of this modest, reclusive painter was as meaningful as it was bizarre in its strategy of foregrounding the indeterminate spaces between. ..."

5. The Urban Condition: Space, Community, and Self in the Contemporary Metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"... sociologist Erving Goffman became equally famous by foregrounding the "culture of inattention" that historically developed in the metropolis — a culture ..."

6. Twist & Build: Creating Non-orthogonal Architecture by Karel Vollers (2001)
"They state that the method of creating distance from the architectural object by drawing, of foregrounding and systematizing its visual structural ..."

7. Post Ex Sub Dis: Urban Fragmentations and Constructions by Ghent Urban Studies Team (2002)
"foregrounding the workings of empire and the great shock of its demise enforces some unorthodox historiographic sensibilities. ..."

8. The Legitimacy of International Organizations by Jean-Marc Coicaud (2001)
"... responsibility (or at least the possibility of that responsibility) towards others is recognized.2' Moreover, in foregrounding mutual dependence, ..."

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