Meaning of contrast

Definition of contrast

(noun) the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared; "in contrast to"; "by contrast"
the act of distinguishing by comparing differences
a conceptual separation or distinction; "there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity"
the range of optical density and tone on a photographic negative or print (or the extent to which adjacent areas on a television screen differ in brightness)
(verb) put in opposition to show or emphasize differences; "The middle school teacher contrasted her best student's work with that of her weakest student"
to show differences when compared; be different; "the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities"

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