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Background Definition

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Background may refer to:

  • Background (journalism)
  • Computer wallpaper
  • Cultural heritage
  • Ethnic background
  • Field (heraldry), background of a shield
  • Natural heritage
  • Operational definition, distinction between an object from its background of observation; identifying what is and is not part of it
  • Provenance

Performing arts and stagecraft:

  • Background actor
  • Background artist
  • Background light
  • Background music
  • Background story
  • Background vocals

Science and engineering:

  • Background extinction rate
  • Background independence, a condition in theoretical physics
  • Background noise
  • Background radiation, the natural radiation that is always present in a location
    • Background (astronomy), small amounts of light coming from otherwise dark parts of the sky
    • Cosmic background (disambiguation)
    • Gravitational wave background
    • X-ray background
  • Background process, software that is running but not being displayed
  • String background

Recorded works:

  • Background (1953 film), a British drama
  • Background (1973 film), a documentary
  • Background (album), 1992 album by Lifetime

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