contrasting

  • 1 contrasting — index contrary, different, discriminating (distinguishing), discrimination (differentiation), disparate, dissimilar …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 contrasting — 1680s, action of CONTRAST (Cf. contrast); 1715 as a pp. adj …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 contrasting — con|tras|ting [kənˈtra:stıŋ US ˈtræs ] adj two or more things that are contrasting are different from each other, especially in a way that is interesting or attractive ▪ a blue shirt with a contrasting collar …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 contrasting — adjective two or more things that are contrasting are different from each other, especially in a way that is interesting or attractive: a blue shirt with a contrasting collar …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 Contrasting — Contrast Con*trast , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Contrasted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contrasting}.] [F. contraster, LL. contrastare to resist, withstand, fr. L. contra + stare to stand. See {Stand}.] To stand in opposition; to exhibit difference, unlikeness,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 contrasting — adjective Set in opposition to, showing the differences between. From contrast. George W. Bush and John Kerry had contrasting debating styles …

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  • 7 contrasting — adj. Contrasting is used with these nouns: ↑colour, ↑view …

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  • 8 contrasting — con|trast|ing [ kən træstıŋ ] adjective different from each other in a noticeable or interesting way: contrasting styles/opinions/colors …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 contrasting — adj. opposing, contrary, in a differing manner con·trast || kÉ’ntrɑːst n. act of contrasting; state of unlikeness; opposition, variance; sharpness, difference between dark and light pixels (Computers) v. compare; be different in comparison… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 contrasting — UK [kənˈtrɑːstɪŋ] / US [kənˈtræstɪŋ] adjective different from each other in a noticeable or interesting way contrasting styles/opinions/colours …

    English dictionary

  • 11 contrasting — [kənˈtrɑːstɪŋ] adj different from each other in a noticeable or interesting way contrasting styles/opinions/colours[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 12 contrasting — adjective strikingly different; tending to contrast (Freq. 1) contrasting (or contrastive) colors • Syn: ↑contrastive • Similar to: ↑different • Derivationally related forms: ↑contrast …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 13 contrasting — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. divergent, contradictory, dissimilar; see conflicting , different 1 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 contrasting quality — index differential Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 15 contrasting colors — colors which are directly opposite one another on the color wheel (i.e. red and blue) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 conflicting outlooks — contrasting points of view, opposing opinions …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 different opinions — contrasting views, diverging points of view, dissimilar beliefs …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 1500-1550 in fashion — Fashion in the period 1500 1550 in Western Europe is marked the age of nudity by voluminous clothing worn in an abundance of layers (one reaction to the cooling temperatures of the Little Ice Age, especially in Northern Europe and the British… …

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  • 19 symphony — /sim feuh nee/, n., pl. symphonies. 1. Music. a. an elaborate instrumental composition in three or more movements, similar in form to a sonata but written for an orchestra and usually of far grander proportions and more varied elements. b. an… …

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  • 20 Spanish verbs — are one of the most complex areas of Spanish grammar. Spanish is a synthetic language with a moderate to high degree of inflection which shows up mostly in the verb conjugation.The Spanish verb system is separated into 14 distinct tenses (tense… …

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