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  1. dis·play
    IPA[dəˈsplā]
  2. verb

    • 1. make a prominent exhibition of (something) in a place where it can be easily seen:

      the palace used to display a series of Flemish tapestries a handwritten notice was displayed in the ticket office
      Synonym : exhibit, show, put on show, put on view, expose to view, present, unveil, set forth, arrange, dispose, array, lay out, set out
    • 2. (of a computer or other device) show (information) on a screen:

      pressing the F1 key will display a help screen
    • 3. give a conspicuous demonstration of (a quality, emotion, or skill):

      the aggressive kind of baseball he displayed as a player
      Synonym : show off, parade, flaunt, flourish, reveal, publicize, make public, make known, give publicity to, call attention to, draw attention to, flash, push, plug, hype, boost, manifest, show evidence of, evince, betray, give away, reveal, disclose, demonstrate, show
    • 4. (of a male bird, reptile, or fish) engage in a specialized pattern of behavior that is intended to attract a mate:

      she photographed the peacock, which chose that moment to display

    noun

    • 1. a performance, show, or event intended for public entertainment:

      a display of fireworks
    • 2. a collection of objects arranged for public viewing:

      the museum houses an informative display of rocks work by lesser-known artists is also on display a display case
    • 3. a notable or conspicuous demonstration of a particular type of behavior, emotion, or skill:

      a display of great virtuosity
    • 4. conspicuous or flashy exhibition; ostentation:

      a flagrant display of wealth
      Synonym : ostentation, ostentatiousness, showiness, show, pomp, extravagance, ornateness, flamboyance, lavishness, resplendence, splendor, splendidness, swank, swankiness, pizzazz, razzle-dazzle, flashiness, glitz, glitziness, splashiness
    • 5. a specialized pattern of behavior by the males of some species of birds, reptiles, and fish that is intended to attract a mate:

      the teal were indulging in delightful courtship displays
    • 6. the arrangement and choice of type in a style intended to attract attention.

    • 7. an electronic device for the visual presentation of data:

      a 17-inch color display a visual display screen
    • 8. the process or facility of presenting data on a computer screen or other device:

      the processing and display of high volumes of information
    • 9. the data shown on a computer screen or other device:

      the user may wish to see the previous few words as handwriting before the display changes
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: display, plural noun: displays

    • verb

      put (something) in a prominent place in order that it may readily be seen:

      show (data or an image) on a computer, television, or other screen:

    • noun

      a performance, show, or event staged for public entertainment:

      a collection of objects arranged for public viewing:

    • adjective

      (of information) shown on a computer screen or other device:

      (of a bird of prey) depicted with the wings extended.

    • adjective

      (of information) shown on a computer screen or other device:

      (of a bird of prey) depicted with the wings extended.

    • noun

      a large advertisement, especially in a newspaper or magazine, that features eye-catching type or illustrations.
    • noun

      a technique for the production and screening of novel proteins and polypeptides by inserting a gene fragment into a gene responsible for the surface protein of a bacteriophage. The new protein appears in the surface coating of the phage, in which it can be manipulated and tested for biological activity.
    • noun

      large or eye-catching type used for headings or advertisements.
    • noun

      the images shown on a computer screen or other device:

      the process of presenting images on a computer screen or other device:

    • noun

      a technique for the production and screening of novel proteins and polypeptides by inserting a gene fragment into a gene responsible for the surface protein of a bacteriophage. The new protein appears in the surface coating of the phage, in which it can be manipulated and tested for biological activity.
    • noun

      large, bold, or eye-catching type used for headings or advertisements.
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