merge into the background

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merge into the background

To act or position oneself in such a way as not to be very noticeable to others. Not feeling comfortable as the center of attention, I prompted someone else to start talking and then merged into the background.
See also: background, merge

merge into the ˈbackground

(of a person) behave quietly when you are with a group of people so that they do not notice you: Nick didn’t say anything during the meeting, and it was obvious that he was desperately trying to merge into the background.
See also: background, merge
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A big threshold will lead to incomplete merging of the regions belonging to the object, while a small threshold can easily cause over-merging, i.e., some object regions are merged into the background. Moreover, it is difficult to judge when the region merging process should stop.
Apparently, the foreground pixels are useless in background modeling and if the foreground pixels stay longer, it would be merged into the background, causing the missing detection.
"Everything around it was very brightly colored, so it just merged into the background. So we went white and neutral with that packaging because it stood out just because it was really different."
The first limousine to arrive discharged several men in dark suits, who promptly merged into the background: bodyguards!