Background vs. Backround - What's the difference?

Background

In Technology: A wallpaper or background is a digital image used as a decorative background of a graphical user interface on the screen of a computer, mobile communications device or other electronic device

The circumstances or situation prevailing at a particular time or underlying a particular event. i.e.
"the political and economic background"

Backround

Synonym of background. The setting or background for a scene, event, or situation.

A painted cloth hung at the back of a theatre stage as part of the scenery.


Background vs. Backround

Background

Table of contents

1. Etymology
          3.1. Antonyms
          4.1. Derived terms

Backround

Table of contents

1. Noun

Background

1. Etymology

back +‎ ground

2. Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbæk.ɡɹaʊnd/

3. Adjective

background (not comparable)

  1. Less important in a scene.

3.1. Antonyms

  • prominent, conspicuous, forestanding

4. Noun

background (countable and uncountable, plural backgrounds)

  1. One's social heritage, or previous life; what one did in the past.
  2. A part of the picture that depicts scenery to the rear or behind the main subject; context.
  3. Information relevant to the current situation about past events; history.
  4. A less important feature of scenery (as opposed to foreground).
  5. (computing) The image or color over which a computer's desktop items are shown (e.g. icons or application windows).
  6. (computing) A type of activity on a computer that is not normally visible to the user.

4.1. Derived terms

  • background process
  • on background
  • background fodder
  • background check
  • background investigation

5. Verb

background (third-person singular simple present backgrounds, present participle backgrounding, simple past and past participle backgrounded)

  1. To put in a position that is not prominent.
    • 2006, Paul Baker, Using Corpora in Discourse Analysis (page 163)
      One aspect of the story that appears interesting is that the alleged rapist and victim are only referred to by name together in the same sentence once. In all the other sentences, one receives more focus, while the other is backgrounded.

Backround

1. Noun

backround

  1. Misspelling of background.
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