The state of being strikingly different from something else in juxtaposition or close association
the marked contrast between English and Scottish practice
Contrast that is relatively high, or higher than that of an original picture or scene.
The juxtaposition of different colours, contributing to the overall visual effect of an image, item, etc.; an instance of this.
A substance introduced into a part of the body in order to improve the visibility of internal structures during radiography
The technique in microscopy of introducing a phase difference between parts of the light supplied by the condenser so as to enhance the outlines of the sample, or the boundaries between parts differing in optical density
Unpleasantly or sharply clear
by contrast, Anderson rejects this view