Demonstration meaning

dĕmən-strāshən
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An explanation by example, experiment, etc.
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A practical showing of how something works or is used; specif., such a showing of a product in an effort to sell it.
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The definition of demonstration is a proof or example of something.

When protesters get together to show their presence and support, this is an example of a demonstration.

When a child shows the class how his science project works, this is an example of a demonstration.

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A public show of feeling or opinion, as by a mass meeting or parade.
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A public display of group opinion.
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A public display of group opinion, as by a rally or march.

Peace demonstrations.

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The act, process, or means of making evident or proving.
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A display or outward show.

A demonstration of grief.

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A show of military force or preparedness.
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The act of demonstrating; showing or explaining something.
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An event at which something will be demonstrated.

I have to give a demonstration to the class tomorrow, and I'm ill-prepared.

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A show of military force.
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A logical proof in which a certain conclusion is shown to follow from certain premises.
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Origin of demonstration

  • From Old French demonstration, from Latin demonstrationem, from demonstrare (“show or explain”), from de- (“of or concerning”) + monstrare (“show”).

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