What is Contrast ?
Contrast is (noun) a sharp difference between two things the contrast in weather between the north and the south of the country The two cities are in sharp contrast. Antonym similarity in contrast to as opposed to He is quite short, in contrast to his sister who is very tall. The north of the country is green and wooded in contrast to the south which is dry and sandy. (verb) to be obviously different from His formal letter contrasted with his friendly conversation on the telephone.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level