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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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In such case, the object is easy to merging into the background, which makes the subsequent results inaccurate in salient object detection.
Our method may sharply reduce the updating rate to prevent the moving blob from merging into the background, which will surely keep the right background much longer.
Thus we can remove the unnecessary pixels of moving objects from merging into the background effectively, when the moving object stays for a while, and avoid the "ghost" after its leaving.
Merging into the background is "coloured" maid Lorna Brown as Francine and her husband but they are symbols of an impending change, as the house is to be sold to members of their own community, much to the anger of Lindner and his cronies.
An Eliotean figure, beeswaxed convent clean, clerical grey garbed, calculatedly merging into the background, he moved among, but was not really of, the fin de siecle groups.