Background (plural Backgrounds)
  1. One's social heritage; what one did in the past/previously.
    The lawyer had a background in computer science.
  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.)
    There was tons of noise in the background.
    The photographer let us pick a background for the portrait.
  5. (computing) The image or color, over which a computer's desktop items are show (e.g. icons or application windows).
  6. (computing) Activity on a computer that is not normally visible to the user
    The antivirus program is running in the background.


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