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Display Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    display n
  1. something intended to communicate a particular impression; "made a display of strength"; "a show of impatience"; "a good show of looking interested" [syn: show]
  2. something shown to the public; "the museum had many exhibits of oriental art" [syn: exhibit, showing]
  3. an electronic device that represents information in visual form
  4. a visual representation of something [syn: presentation]
  5. behavior that makes your feelings public; "a display of emotion"
  6. exhibiting openly in public view; "a display of courage" v
  7. to show, make visible or apparent; "The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month"; "Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?"; "National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship" [syn: expose, exhibit]
  8. make clear and visible; "The article revealed the policies of the government" [syn: reveal, show]
  9. attract attention by displaying some body part or posing; of animals
Display Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Display \Dis*play"\, n.
  1. An opening or unfolding; exhibition; manifestation. Having witnessed displays of his power and grace. --Trench.
  2. Ostentatious show; exhibition for effect; parade. He died, as erring man should die, Without display, without parade. --Byron.
Display Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Display \Dis*play"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Displayed; p. pr. & vb. n. Displaying.] [OE. displaien, desplaien, OF. despleier, desploier, F. d['e]ployer; pref. des- (L. dis-) + pleier, ploier, plier, F. ployer, plier, to fold, bend, L. plicare. See Ply, and cf. Deploy, Splay.]
  1. To unfold; to spread wide; to expand; to stretch out; to spread. The northern wind his wings did broad display. --Spenser.
  2. (Mil.) To extend the front of (a column), bringing it into

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Display'

  • Display: Display may refer to: Display (horse) (1923–1944), an American thoroughbred racehorse. Display (zoology), a form of animal behaviour ...
  • Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display (LCD) is a thin, flat electronic visual display that uses the light modulating properties of liquid crystals ...
  • Display resolution: The display resolution of a digital television or display device is the number of distinct pixel s in each dimension that can be ...
  • Computer display standard: Computer display standards are often a combination of aspect ratio , display resolution , color depth , and refresh rate . different display ...
  • Display device: A display device is an output device for presentation of information in visual or tactile form (the latter used for example in tactile ...

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'Display' example sentence in quotations

* The sage wears clothes of coarse cloth but carries jewels in his bosom He knows himself but does not display himself He loves himself but does not hold himself in high esteem. - Lao Tzu

* Whoever desires to found a state and give it laws, must start with assuming that all men are bad and ever ready to display their vicious nature, whenever they may find occasion for it. - Niccolo Machiavelli

* One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error. - Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton

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Display Sample Sentences in News

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to have Three-sided Youm Flexible Display
    Samsung's next Galaxy Note will reportedly feature a new display technology, making the new Note different from its predecessor. Yoon Han-kil, senior vice-president of Samsung's product strategy team, recently confirmed the company was planning to launch a new version of Galaxy Note with a "new firm factor"; Youm flexible display for Samsung Gala Read more on this news related to 'Display'
  • Homepage and sports are key drivers for Yahoo’s display business
    According to management, Yahoo's homepage and sports products were key drivers of the company's display revenue growth. Read more on this news related to 'Display'
  • NEC Display Solutions Announces $25,000 Contest for K-12 Schools
    NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today a new $25,000 giveaway contest for K-12 schools. Read more on this news related to 'Display'

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