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Addition vs. Contrast

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Additionnoun

(uncountable) The act of adding anything.

‘The addition of five more items to the agenda will make the meeting unbearably long.’;

Contrastnoun

(countable) A difference in lightness, brightness and/or hue between two colours that makes them more or less distinguishable.

Additionnoun

Anything that is added.

Contrastnoun

(uncountable) The degree of this difference.

‘The red and the orange don't have much contrast between them — I can hardly tell them apart.’;

Additionnoun

(uncountable) The arithmetic operation of adding.

Contrastnoun

(countable) A control on a television, etc, that adjusts the amount of contrast in the images being displayed.

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Additionnoun

(music) A dot at the right side of a note as an indication that its sound is to be lengthened one half.

Contrastnoun

(countable) A difference between two objects, people or concepts.

‘Israel is a country of many contrasts.’;

Additionnoun

A title annexed to a person's name to identify him or her more precisely, as in "John Doe, Esq.", "Robert Dale, Mason", "Thomas Way, of New York".

Contrastnoun

Antithesis.

Additionnoun

(heraldry) Something added to a coat of arms, as a mark of honour; opposed to abatement.

Contrastverb

(transitive) To set in opposition in order to show the difference or differences between.

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Additionnoun

The act of adding two or more things together; - opposed to subtraction or diminution.

Contrastverb

(intransitive) To form a contrast.

‘Foreground and background strongly contrast.’;

Additionnoun

Anything added; increase; augmentation; as, a piazza is an addition to a building.

Contrastverb

To stand in opposition; to exhibit difference, unlikeness, or opposition of qualities.

‘The joints which divide the sandstone contrast finely with the divisional planes which separate the basalt into pillars.’;

Additionnoun

That part of arithmetic which treats of adding numbers.

Contrastverb

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.

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Additionnoun

A dot at the right side of a note as an indication that its sound is to be lengthened one half.

Contrastverb

To give greater effect to, as to a figure or other object, by putting it in some relation of opposition to another figure or object.

‘the figures of the groups must not be all on side . . . but must contrast each other by their several position.’;

Additionnoun

A title annexed to a man's name, to identify him more precisely; as, John Doe, Esq.; Richard Roe, Gent.; Robert Dale, Mason; Thomas Way, of New York; a mark of distinction; a title.

Contrastnoun

The act of contrasting, or the state of being contrasted; comparison by contrariety of qualities.

‘place the prospect of the soulIn sober contrast with reality.’;

Additionnoun

Something added to a coat of arms, as a mark of honor; - opposed to abatement.

Contrastnoun

Opposition or dissimilitude of things or qualities; unlikeness, esp. as shown by juxtaposition or comparison.

‘The contrasts and resemblances of the seasons.’;

Additionnoun

a component that is added to something to improve it;

‘the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement’; ‘the addition of cinammon improved the flavor’;

Contrastnoun

The opposition of varied forms, colors, etc., which by such juxtaposition more vividly express each other's peculiarities.

Additionnoun

the act of adding one thing to another;

‘the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect’; ‘the addition of a leap day every four years’;

Contrastnoun

the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared;

‘in contrast to’; ‘by contrast’;

Additionnoun

a quantity that is added;

‘there was an addition to property taxes this year’; ‘they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks’;

Contrastnoun

the act of distinguishing by comparing differences

Additionnoun

something added to what you already have;

‘the librarian shelved the new accessions’; ‘he was a new addition to the staff’;

Contrastnoun

a conceptual separation or demarcation;

‘there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity’;

Additionnoun

a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area

Contrastnoun

the perceptual effect of the juxtaposition of very different colors

Additionnoun

the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers;

‘the summation of four and three gives seven’; ‘four plus three equals seven’;

Contrastnoun

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)

Additionnoun

the action or process of adding something to something else

‘the hotel has been extended with the addition of more rooms’;

Contrastverb

put in opposition to show or emphasize differences;

‘The middle school teacher contrasted her best student's work with that of her weakest student’;

Additionnoun

a person or thing added or joined

‘you will find the coat a useful addition to your wardrobe’;

Contrastverb

to show differences when compared; be different;

‘the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities’;

Additionnoun

the process of calculating the total of two or more numbers or amounts

‘she began with simple arithmetic, addition and then subtraction’;

Additionnoun

the process of combining matrices, vectors, or other quantities under specific rules to obtain their sum or resultant

‘the concepts of vectors and vector addition’;

Addition

Addition (usually signified by the plus symbol +) is one of the four basic operations of arithmetic, the other three being subtraction, multiplication and division. The addition of two whole numbers results in the total amount or sum of those values combined.

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