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Adjective
/kənˈtempəˌrerē/,
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Living or occurring at the same time,
  1. Living or occurring at the same time
    • - the event was recorded by a contemporary historian
  2. Dating from the same time
    • - this series of paintings is contemporary with other works in an early style
  3. Belonging to or occurring in the present
    • - the tension and complexities of our contemporary society
  4. Following modern ideas or fashion in style or design
    • - contemporary art
Noun
  1. A person or thing living or existing at the same time as another
    • - he was a contemporary of Darwin
  2. A person of roughly the same age as another
    • - my contemporaries at school

  1. characteristic of the present; "contemporary trends in design"; "the role of computers in modern-day medicine"
  2. a person of nearly the same age as another
  3. belonging to the present time; "contemporary leaders"
  4. contemporaneous: occurring in the same period of time; "a rise in interest rates is often contemporaneous with an increase in inflation"; "the composer Salieri was contemporary with Mozart"
  5. (contemporaries) coevals: all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age
  6. Contemporary history describes the history period that is immediately relevant to the present and is a certain perspective of modern history.
  7. Sovremennik ("Современник", literally: The Contemporary) was a Russian literary, social and political magazine, published in St. Petersburg in 1836-1866. It came out four times a year in 1836-1843 and once a month after that. ...
  8. Designs that are characterized by stark contrasts, bold use of color, and geometric or free-form style elements. Contemporary patterns are often architectural or modern, but also include retro designs as well.
  9. Whether it's restoring antique furniture or modern new wave design, contemporary means present day trends happening and existing right now.
  10. Refers to bindings and hand-colored plates (generally of the period when the book was published) and author inscription (dated the year of publication).
  11. designs with simple lines, curves and geometric patterns
  12. Non-traditional styles of throw rugs that range from shag and braided throw rugs to pile-weave throw rugs with geometric or modern patterns.
  13. Covers several furniture styles developed in the latter half of the 20th century with a form that rounded and softened the stark lines of modern designs.
  14. First World War to birth of  Little Miss B
  15. Smooth, clean, simple and uncluttered. Neutrals, black, and white are the main colors in contemporary interiors. The palette is often punched up and accented with a bright and bold color.
  16. Doors with a modern architectural style.
  17. A contemporary binding is the original binding of a book, and is thus highly desirable.
  18. Utilizing the technical elements of swing, bop and other rhythmic influences, this stream of jazz focuses on original compositions that allow for improvisatory interplay.
  19. Contemporary design combines influences, trends, and new technologies without strict adherence to any one design philosophy.
  20. Something on or close to the original publication date, i.e. a binding or inscription etc
  21. 1. Art made by living artists. 2. Any art that doesn't fall into any other category.
  22. Contemporary architecture differs from the forms of Modernism or Mid Century Modernism, but often incorporates design elements from both or other previous styles. ...
  23. The word “contemporary” is used to refer to what is popular in the present period. Often, Replacements will refer to the “contemporary shape” of a particular china pattern. We are drawing attention to the fact that this particular design is popular now. ...
  24. (1946-present) – great stuff, but not a clear philosophy.
  25. Any home, on story or two usually designed with some vaulted, cathedral ceilings, wooden trim and/or siding.