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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·trast v. i. [imp. & p. p. Contrasted; p. pr. & vb. n. Contrasting.]  To stand in opposition; to exhibit difference, unlikeness, or opposition of qualities.
    The joints which divide the sandstone contrast finely with the divisional planes which separate the basalt into pillars.   --Lyell.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 contrasting
      adj : strikingly different; tending to contrast; "contrasting (or
            contrastive) colors" [syn: contrastive]