Contrast vs Zebralike - What's the difference?

contrast | zebralike |


As a noun contrast

is (label) a difference in lightness, brightness and/or hue between two colours that makes them more or less distinguishable.

As a verb contrast

is to set in opposition in order to show the difference or differences between.

As an adjective zebralike is

resembling a zebra, especially in having contrasting stripes.

contrast

English

Noun

  • (label) A difference in lightness, brightness and/or hue between two colours that makes them more or less distinguishable.
  • #(label) The degree of this difference.
  • #:
  • #(label) A control on a television, etc, that adjusts the amount of contrast in the images being displayed.
  • (label) A difference between two objects, people or concepts.
  • :
  • *
  • *:The colonel and his sponsor made a queer contrast : Greystone [the sponsor] long and stringy, with a face that seemed as if a cold wind was eternally playing on it.
  • Antithesis.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To set in opposition in order to show the difference or differences between.
  • To form a contrast.
  • Foreground and background strongly contrast .
  • * Lyell
  • The joints which divide the sandstone contrast finely with the divisional planes which separate the basalt into pillars.

    Derived terms

    * contrasting

    See also

    * compare English heteronyms

    zebralike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a zebra, especially in having contrasting stripes.