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display meaning

EN[dɪsˈpleɪ]
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  • Display may refer to:
  • NounPLdisplaysPREdis-
    1. A show or spectacle.
      1. (computing) An electronic screen that shows graphics or text.
        1. (computing) The presentation of information for visual or tactile reception.
        2. VerbSGdisplaysPRdisplayingPT, PPdisplayed
          1. OBS To spread out, to unfurl.
            1. VT To show conspicuously; to exhibit; to demonstrate; to manifest.
              1. All this was extraordinarily distasteful to Churchill. It was ugly, gross. Never before had he felt such repulsion when the vicar displayed his characteristic bluntness or coarseness of speech. In the present connexion […] such talk had been distressingly out of place.
            2. VI To make a display; to act as one making a show or demonstration.
              1. (military) To extend the front of (a column), bringing it into line.
                1. (printing, dated) To make conspicuous by using large or prominent type.
                  1. OBS To discover; to descry.
                  2. More Examples
                    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                      • ...the narrow gay ideal of a slim or waiflike male body, as displayed by the young "twink".
                      • The eggcrate display has been used on more game shows than any other score display in history, and is still used today on The Price Is Right.
                      • The Web page didn't display properly because I bollocksed up the formatting.
                    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                      • The hoodlums were tromping pumpkins they had stolen from their neighbors' Halloween displays.
                      • Jon Walters and Rory Delap scored late goals as Stoke continued their unbeaten home start by seeing off Fulham with a dominant second-half display.
                      • I liked to look in the baker's store window and examine the array of different frostings on display.

                  Meaning of display for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "display" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
                  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                    1. Nouns
                      • Countable nouns
                      • Verbs
                        • Intransitive verbs
                          • Transitive verbs
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