Sunday, 6 May 2012

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Free Desktops Backgrounds Biography 
Wallpaper (also desktop picture and desktop background) is an image used as a background of a graphical user interface on a computer screen or mobile communications device. On a computer it is usually for the desktop, while for a mobile phone it is usually the background for the 'home' or 'idle' screen. Though most devices comes with a default picture, the user can usually change it to a file of their choosing

1. The ground or scenery located behind something.
2. a. The part of a pictorial representation that appears to be in the distance and that provides relief for the principal objects in the foreground.
b. The general scene or surface against which designs, patterns, or figures are represented or viewed.
3. A position or area of relative inconspicuousness or unimportance.
4. The circumstances and events surrounding or leading up to an event or occurrence.
5. A person's experience, training, and education: Her background in the arts is impressive.
6. Subdued music played especially as an accompaniment to dialogue in a dramatic performance.
7. a. Sound that intrudes on or interferes with an audio recording.
b. Low-level radiation, as from radioactive decay, that exists as part of the natural environment.
Idioms:
on background
For publication but without specific attribution of the source: The Senator would only speak on background with the reporter about the crisis.
on deep background
For publication without any attribution of the source.
background v.
1. the part of a scene or view furthest from the viewer
2.
a.  an inconspicuous or unobtrusive position (esp in the phrase in the background)
b.  (as modifier) a background influence
3. (Fine Arts & Visual Arts / Art Terms) Art
a.  the plane or ground in a picture upon which all other planes or forms appear superimposed
b.  the parts of a picture that appear most distant Compare foreground, middle-distance
4. a person's social class, education, training, or experience
5. (Historical Terms)
a.  the social, historical, or technical circumstances that lead up to or help to explain something the background to the French Revolution
b.  (as modifier) background information
6.
a.  a low level of sound, lighting, etc., whose purpose is to be an unobtrusive or appropriate accompaniment to something else, such as a social activity, conversation, or the action of a film
b.  (as modifier) background music
7. (Physics / General Physics) Also called background radiation Physics low-intensity radiation as, for example, from small amounts of radioisotopes in soil, air, building materials, etc.
8. (Electronics) Electronics
a.  unwanted effects, such as noise, occurring in a measuring instrument, electronic device, etc.
b.  (as modifier) background interference
- a person's social heritage: previous experience or training; "he is a lawyer with a sports background"
heritage, inheritance - any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors; "my only inheritance was my mother's blessing"; "the world's heritage of knowledge"
2. background - the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground; "he posed her against a background of rolling hills"
ground
panorama, vista, view, aspect, scene, prospect - the visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
3. background - information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem; "the embassy filled him in on the background of the incident"
background knowledge
information - knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
4. background - extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured; "they got a bad connection and could hardly hear one another over the background signals"
background signal
interference, noise, disturbance - electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication
background noise, ground noise - extraneous noise contaminating sound measurements that cannot be separated from the desired signal
background radiation - radiation coming from sources other than those being observed
5. background - relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation; "when the rain came he could hear the sound of thunder in the background"
accompaniment, co-occurrence, concomitant, attendant - an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
6. background - the state of the environment in which a situation exists; "you can't do that in a university setting"
scope, setting
environment - the totality of surrounding conditions; "he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room"
canvass, canvas - the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account; "the crowded canvas of history"; "the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound"
show window, showcase - a setting in which something can be displayed to best effect; "it was a showcase for democracy in Africa"
7. background - (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear
screen background, desktop
CRT screen, screen - the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
8. background - scenery hung at back of stage    
backcloth, backdrop
scenery, scene - the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale; "they worked all night painting the scenery"
Verb 1. background - understate the importance or quality of; "he played down his royal ancestry"
play down, downplay
wave off - dismiss as insignificant; "He waved off suggestions of impropriety"
soft-pedal - play down or obscure; "His advisers soft-pedaled the president's blunder"
accent, accentuate, emphasize, stress, punctuate, emphasise - to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
foreground, highlight, play up, spotlight - move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2011 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
background
noun
1. upbringing, history, culture, environment, tradition, circumstances, breeding, milieu Moulded by his background, he could not escape traditional values.
2. experience, grounding, education, preparation, qualifications, credentials His background was in engineering.
3. circumstances, history, conditions, situation, atmosphere, environment, framework, equation, ambience, milieu, frame of reference The meeting takes place against a background of political violence.
4. backdrop, surrounding, backcloth roses patterned on the blue background
in the background
5. in the distance I kept hearing applause in the background.
6. behind the scenes, unnoticed, out of the limelight, out of the spotlight
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