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con·spi·cu·i·ty

(kon'spi-kyū'i-tē),
The visibility of a structure of interest on a radiograph, a function of the inherent contrast of the structure and the complexity (noise) of the surrounding image.

con·spi·cu·i·ty

(kon'spi-kyū'i-tē)
The visibility of a structure of interest on a radiograph, a function of the inherent contrast of the structure and the complexity (noise) of the surrounding image.

conspicuity

In radiology, the relative visibility of a lesion — how well it stands out against the images received from neighboring tissues.
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Richard had originally a cunning expedient, by which the chimneys were intended to be so low, and so situated, as to resemble ornaments on the balustrades; but comfort required that the chimneys should rise with the roof, in order that the smoke might bc carried off, and they thus became four extremely conspicuous objects in the view.
One conspicuous peculiarity of the early aerial fighting arose from the profound secrecy with which the airships had been prepared.
His attention went from incident to incident in the vast clearness overhead; these conspicuous cases of destruction caught and held his mind; it was only very slowly that any sort of scheme manifested itself between those nearer, more striking episodes.
It was then the idea came to Bert that he was altogether too conspicuous in the middle of the bridge, and that he took to his heels towards Goat Island.
That great soul whose beautiful body is lying over yonder, so conspicuous against the sere hillside - could it not have been spared the bitter consciousness of a vain devotion?
The Faerie Queene' is the only long Elizabethan poem of the very highest rank, but Spenser, as we have seen, is almost equally conspicuous as a lyric poet.
Through the very thickest of the press, over dead bodies and burning fragments, now on the pavement, now in the road, now riding up a flight of steps to make himself the more conspicuous to his party, and now forcing a passage through a mass of human beings, so closely squeezed together that it seemed as if the edge of a knife would scarcely part them,--on he went, as though he could surmount all obstacles by the mere exercise of his will.
But it soon appeared that the gentlemen's dressing-gowns, which were among her commodities, were objects of such general attention and inquiry, and excited so troublesome a curiosity as to their lining and comparative merits, together with a determination to test them by trying on, as to make her post a very conspicuous one.
Put another way, to him, conspicuous consumption was nothing more than spending more money on goods than they are worth.
Although mortally wounded he showed "most conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty in November 1917, at the Second Battle of Heligoland Bight, off the German coast.
Children at the circus have no urge to be conspicuous.
Gurwitch argued that the disclosure was clear and conspicuous and featured in a font that contrasted with the background image.