There are 2 translations of contrast in Spanish:

contrast1

n

/ˈkɑːntræst; ˈkɒntrɑːst/
  • 1 1.1 c (difference) contraste (m) there are sharp contrasts between the two characters existen marcados contrastes entre los dos personajes
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    • These textures appear to have been chosen, in part, as a contrast to the sonic qualities of the sampled acoustic piano.
    • Walking to the station on Wednesday morning, the sky was a brilliant, vibrant blue, the grass an almost unnaturally intense green and the white blossom a stark contrast to it all.
    • Richard Ashton has appeared in Jack And The Beanstalk already this year, but what a contrast to this winter's pantomime engagement at York Theatre Royal.
    1.2 u [Art] [Cin] [Phot] contraste (m) the contrast of light and shade el contraste de luz y de sombra if you adjust the contrast [TV] si regulas el contraste
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    • Each object and even items of clothing were carefully chosen to assist in contrast, brightness and color calibration.
    • Everything else was in bright color, the contrast turned up.
    • Where colors meet, the contrast between them will appear more intense.
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    • Colors and flesh tones are strong and natural with very strong contrast and the picture shows no edge enhancement to speak of.
    • It is a visually impressive film, using high contrast digital photography to make the daytime burn and the nights darker than reality.
    • The picture sports gorgeous contrast that runs from sparkling whites, to inky blacks, and a myriad shades of gray in between.
  • 2 2.1 c (different person, thing) to be a contrast to sb/sth contrastar con algn/algo 2.2 u c (comparison) comparación (f)
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    • One can further continue the associations with the contrasts of righteousness and wrongdoing, life and death and the like.
    • One of the contrasts between the different Indian calendars relate to their respective religious associations.
    • No typological or technological contrasts were noted between different site phases.
  • 3 (in phrases) by contrast (as linker) por contraste, en comparación in contrast to o with (as prep) en contraste con, a diferencia de, en contraposición a

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 2 translations of contrast in Spanish:

contrast2

vt

/kənˈtræst; kənˈtrɑːst/
  • contrastar, comparar it's interesting to contrast the two styles es interesante contrastar or comparar los dos estilos to contrast sth/sb with sth/sb comparar algo/a algn con algo/algn

vi

/kənˈtræst; kənˈtrɑːst/
  • 1.1 (differ) contrastar to contrast with sth contrastar con algo 1.2
    (contrasting pres p)
    [opinions/approaches] contrastante, opuesto
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    • The fat and salt levels in many own-brand products contrasted with those of well known brands.
    • As consort she supplied the human touch that contrasted with the more austere image and personality of her husband.
    • Its big plain glass windows contrasted with the dark glass of pubs which were designed to prevent people seeing in.

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.