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|the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
in contrast to
|the act of distinguishing by comparing differences
|a conceptual separation or distinction
there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity
|the perceptual effect of the juxtaposition of very different colors
|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)
|The act of contrasting, or the state of being contrasted; comparison by contrariety of qualities.
|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
|To stand in opposition; to exhibit difference, unlikeness, or opposition of qualities.
|To set in opposition, or over against, in order to show the differences between, or the comparative excellences and defects of; to compare by difference or contrariety of qualities; as, to contrast the present with the past.