Definitions of contrast:
  • noun:   the act of distinguishing by comparing differences
  • noun:   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)
  • noun:   the perceptual effect of the juxtaposition of very different colors
  • noun:   the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
    Example: "In contrast to, by contrast"
  • noun:   a conceptual separation or demarcation
  • verb:   to show differences when compared; be different
    Example: "The students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities"
  • verb:   put in opposition to show or emphasize differences
    Example: "The middle school teacher contrasted her best student's work with that of her weakest student"

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