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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The part of a scene or picture that is or seems to be nearest to the one looking at it.

Usage examples (23)
  • In landscapes, things in the foreground appear to be bigger than those in the background.
  • Drying stage in foreground is floored Arikara fashion with a mat of willows.
  • Prominently displayed in the foreground is another Snoopy rod.
  • In the foreground is the house with Frieda and Hattie sitting on the front steps. for more
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