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contrast

US [ˈkɑnˌtræst]
UK [ˈkɒntrɑːst]
  • n.对比;对照;反差;明显的差异
  • v.对比;对照;形成对比
  • Web对比度;显示对比度;比较
Plural Form:contrasts  Present Participle:contrasting  Past Tense:contrasted  
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n.
1.
[c][u]
明显的差异;对比;对照a difference between two or more people or things that you can see clearly when they are compared or put close together; the fact of comparing two or more things in order to show the differences between them
There is an obvious contrast between the cultures of East and West.
东西方文化之间有明显的差异。
The company lost $7 million this quarter in contrast to a profit of $6.2 million a year earlier.
这家公司本季度亏损了 700 万元,与去年同期 620 万元的盈利形成了对照。
The situation when we arrived was in marked contrast to the news reports.
我们到达时的局势与新闻报道的截然不同。
The poverty of her childhood stands in total contrast to her life in Hollywood.
她孩提时的贫困处境与她在好莱坞的生活有着天壤之别。
to show a sharp/stark/striking contrast with sth
与某事物形成鲜明╱明显╱显著的对比
A wool jacket complements the silk trousers and provides an interesting contrast in texture.
毛料上衣配真丝长裤,质地上的差异非常有趣。
When you look at their new system, ours seems very old-fashioned by contrast .
看一看他们的新系统,就显得我们的系统陈旧过时了。
Careful contrast of the two plans shows some important differences.
把两个计划仔细地加以对比就可看出一些重要的差异。
2.
[c][ususing]
~ (to sb/sth)
明显不同的人(或事物)a person or thing that is clearly different from sb/sth else
The work you did today is quite a contrast to(= very much better/worse than) what you did last week.
你今天的表现与上周截然不同。
3.
[u]
(摄影或绘画中的)颜色反差,明暗对比differences in colour or in light and dark, used in photographs and paintings to create a special effect
The artist's use of contrast is masterly.
这位艺术家娴熟地运用了明暗对比。
4.
[u]
(照片或电视图像的)明暗对比度,反差the amount of difference between light and dark in a photograph or the picture on a television screen
Use this button to adjust the contrast.
用此按钮调节图像明暗的对比度。
v.
1.
[t]
~ (A and/with B)
对比;对照to compare two things in order to show the differences between them
It is interesting to contrast the British legal system with the American one.
把英国的法制与美国的加以对比很有意思。
The poem contrasts youth and age.
这首诗对比了青春与老年。
2.
[i]
~ (with sth)
(靠近或作比较时)显出明显的差异,形成对比to show a clear difference when close together or when compared
Her actions contrasted sharply with her promises.
她的行动与她的诺言相差甚远。
Her actions and her promises contrasted sharply.
她的行动与她的诺言相差甚远。

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