What does the word foreground mean?

Usage examples for foreground

  1. In the full foreground there are placed two figures. – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  2. " Who I was," thought Arthur, his fall never far from the foreground of his mind. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  3. The Sailor Language is good in its way; but as wrongly used in Art as real clay and mud would be, if one plastered them in the foreground of a landscape in order to attain to so much truth, at all events- the true thing to endeavour is the making a golden colour which shall do every good in the power of the dirty brown. – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett