Background vs Dannebrog - What's the difference?

background | dannebrog |

As nouns the difference between background and dannebrog

is that background is one's social heritage; what one did in the past/previously while dannebrog is dannebrog (the danish national flag).

As a verb background

is to put in a position that is not prominent.




(en noun)
  • One's social heritage; what one did in the past/previously.
  • A part of the picture that depicts scenery to the rear or behind the main subject; context.
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  • Information relevant to the current situation about past events; history.
  • A less important feature of scenery (as opposed to foreground).
  • (computing) The image or color, over which a computer's desktop items are shown (e.g. icons or application windows).
  • (computing) Activity on a computer that is not normally visible to the user.
  • Derived terms

    * on background * background fodder


    (en verb)
  • To put in a position that is not prominent
  • dannebrog


    Alternative forms

    * Danebrog


  • The national flag of Denmark, featuring a white Nordic cross atop a red background; is said to be the oldest existing flag in the world, dating back to the 13th century.
  • A Danish order of knights founded in 1219 and revived in 1671.