A particular stress of utterance, or force of voice, given in reading and speaking to one or more words whose signification the speaker intends to impress specially upon his audience.
A technique of combining different elements to emphasize a focal point or focal area by stressing the differences in the elements. See the Composition and Design Forum.
the stress placed on a single area of a work or a unifying visual theme.
The use of a different type style in order to highlight a word or phrase and add stress or importance to it. Emphasis is often added by the adoption of a bold, italic, underlined, or small caps typeface. See also BOLDFACE HIGHLIGHT ITALIC SMALL CAPS UNDERLINE
Special weight or importance given to a word, sentence, or paragraph by any of a variety of techniques. It may also mean stress applied to one or more syllables in a word.
refers to the use of any technique that stresses or gives dominance to a single feature—or several features—of an artwork. Artists often use emphasized elements to direct a viewer's attention to what they consider to be the most important aspects of a composition. foreground is the area in a two-dimensional work of art that appears to be closest to the viewer; it is usually situated at the bottom of the picture. form is three-dimensional and encloses volume. For example, a triangle, which is two-dimensional, is a shape, but a pyramid, which is three-dimensional, is a form. Cubes, spheres, cones and cylinders are additional examples of forms.
An element of text that calls attention to the text (usually by being formatted as italic).
special and significant stress by means of position or repetition e.g.
the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch); "he put the stress on the wrong syllable"
Any forcefulness that gives importance to some feature or features of an artwork; something singled out, stressed, or drawn attention to for aesthetic impact.
A deliberate stress of articulation on a word or phrase so as to give an impression of particular significance to it by the more marked pronunciation. In writing, emphasis is indicated by the use of italics or underlining. (Compare Accent) (See also under Spondee)
(EM): Ch. 5 Causes text to be emphasized. The display of this text varies by browser and user, but the suggested default is italicized text.
is the stress given to certain words, phrases, sentences, and/or paragraphs within an essay by such methods as repeating important ideas; positioning thesis and topic sentences effectively; supplying additional details or example s; allocating more space to certain sections of an essay; choosing words carefully; selecting and arranging details judiciously; and using certain mechanical devices, such as italics, underlining, capitalization, and different colours of ink. Essay
The emphasis element requests that the contained text be spoken with emphasis (also referred to as prominence or stress).
Prominence given to the important thoughts in order to lift them above the level of less important thoughts. This can be done using variation of voice quality in pitch, force, inflection, volume, and pauses.
Special stress given to an element to make it stand out.
An emphasized block of text
stress or attention directed to one or a number of elements
Text to recieve emphasis (usually rendered in italics). Use this only when you actually want to emphasize a word, because the firstterm tag (below) or one of the Software Terminology tags is usually more appropriate.
In typography, emphasis is the exaggeration of words in a text with a font in a different style from the rest of the text—to emphasize them.