displays

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Display \Dis*play"\, verb (used with an object) [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 line. --Farrow.

3. To spread before the view; to show; to exhibit to the sight, or to the mind; to make manifest.

His statement . . . displays very clearly the actual condition of the army. --Burke.

4. To make an exhibition of; to set in view conspicuously or ostentatiously; to exhibit for the sake of publicity; to parade.

Proudly displaying the insignia of their order. --Prescott.

5. (Print.) To make conspicuous by large or prominent type.

6. To discover; to descry. [Obs.]

And from his seat took pleasure to display The city so adorned with towers. --Chapman.

7. (Computers) To output (results or data) in a visible manner on the screen of a monitor, CRT, or other device. [PJC]

Syn: To exhibit; show; manifest; spread out; parade; expand; flaunt.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Display \Dis*play"\, verb (used without an object) To make a display; to act as one making a show or demonstration. --Shak.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Display \Dis*play"\, noun

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.

3. (Electronics) An electronic device on which the output signal of another electronic device may be presented in a visual form; -- also called {display device}. Typically the display device it is the screen of a cathode-ray tube, as in a computer monitor, but other forms of visual display such as LED or liquid crystal devices are also used. The printed output from a computer or other device is not considered as a display. [PJC]

4. (Computers) The output signal from a computer program, displayed on a display device. The displayed signal may consist of letters, numbers, or any graphical image. [PJC]

5. (Biology) a pattern of behavior, such as showing a body part to another animal, by which one animal conveys information to another, as for mating or defense. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

display

noun

1: something intended to communicate a particular impression; "made a display of strength"; "a show of impatience"; "a good show of looking interested" [syn: {display}, {show}]

2: something shown to the public; "the museum had many exhibits of oriental art" [syn: {display}, {exhibit}, {showing}]

3: a visual representation of something [syn: {display}, {presentation}]

4: behavior that makes your feelings public; "a display of emotion"

5: exhibiting openly in public view; "a display of courage"

6: an electronic device that represents information in visual form [syn: {display}, {video display}]

verb

1: 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}, {display}]

2: attract attention by displaying some body part or posing; of animals

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