Origin of contrast
OTHER WORDS FROM contrast
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH contrastcompare, contrast
How to use contrast in a sentence
In contrast, state management of land requires no such mechanisms.
This is an unfortunate contrast to other massive services, which tend to provide fairly detailed explanations in short order during similar outages.YouTube and YouTube TV suffered a two-hour global outage last night|Jim Salter|November 12, 2020|Ars Technica
By contrast, Eightfold’s software curates a list of specific job openings for a candidate.A.I. recruiting startup wins competition to help military veterans find jobs|Jeremy Kahn|November 11, 2020|Fortune
In contrast, when we write, our brain needs to think about and retrieve memories of the shape of each letter.Handwriting beats typing when it comes to taking class notes|Diane Lincoln|November 11, 2020|Science News For Students
The new protocol, by contrast, depends on security assumptions that have been widely used and studied in the past.Computer Scientists Achieve ‘Crown Jewel’ of Cryptography|Erica Klarreich|November 10, 2020|Quanta Magazine
He contrasted his vices with those of other congressmen who drank or “snort coke or chase women.”
This is contrasted with the human skeletal system, which is classified as an endoskeleton.
Gloriously smooth, full-grain leather was contrasted with hybrid materials.Nicolas Ghesquière Presents His Debut Collection for Louis Vuitton|Liza Foreman|March 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They contrasted earthy creations made from menswear fabrics with occasional sexy, lingerie-inspired pieces.
She contrasted its timidity with a bellicose anti-Hagel salvo from the Christian-right group Concerned Women for America.The GOP’s Steep Descent Into Extreme Politics and Doctrine|Peter Beinart|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The hum of earnest or glad voices here contrasted strongly with silence and meditation there.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Her comely face contrasted pleasantly with the full chin, which bore a trace of the commanding expression of her mother.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
Phonetically, the dialect offers certain markedPg 46 differences when contrasted with French.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
The aide-de-camp of Calvin and Theodore de Beze contrasted admirably with the son of the furrier.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
This exemplary daughter was her father's idol, when contrasted with other, and less favored girls.Alone|Marion Harland
British Dictionary definitions for contrast
- (of a photographic emulsion) the degree of density measured against exposure used
- the extent to which adjacent areas of an optical image, esp on a television screen or in a photographic negative or print, differ in brightness