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Definition of Foreground


  1. 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, n., 6.
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Foreground Translations

foreground in Afrikaans is voorgrond
foreground in Dutch is voorgrond
foreground in French is premier plan
foreground in German is Vordergrund
foreground in Norwegian is forgrunn
foreground in Portuguese is primeiro plano
foreground in Spanish is primer plano