Display meaning

dĭ-splā
To be or give evidence of; manifest or reveal.

Writing that displays broad knowledge; a decision that displays poor judgment.

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To position (a protein, for example) on the surface of a biological entity such as a virus.

Proteins displayed on a bacteriophage.

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A demonstration or manifestation.

A display of temper.

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To spread out; unfurl.

The peacock displayed its fan.

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(zoology) To exhibit a behavioral display.
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(zool.) To engage in an instinctive behavior serving primarily as a signal to others.
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(intransitive) To make a display; to act as one making a show or demonstration.

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The definition of a display is an exhibition or a show of something.

Paintings and craft items at an art show are an example of an art display.

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An advertisement or headline designed to catch the eye.
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A device, such as a television or computer monitor, that displays an image by converting a video signal into visible form.
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(biochemistry) An in vitro method by which genetically engineered proteins are placed on the surface of a biological entity (such as a bacteriophage, yeast, or ribosome) so that the properties of these proteins and those they bind to can be analyzed and manipulated for research purposes.
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(obs.) To unfold, spread out, or unfurl.
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To unfold to the eye; put or spread out so as to be seen; exhibit.
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To unfold to the mind; disclose; reveal.
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To print conspicuously, as in large or fancy type.
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A displaying; exhibition.
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Anything displayed; exhibit.
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Showy exhibition; ostentation.
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(zool.) The act or an instance of displaying.

The peacock fans his showy tail feathers as part of a courtship display.

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A visual representation of data, as on a computer video screen.
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Designating printing type in larger sizes, used for headings, advertisements, etc.
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(biochemistry) To position something such as a protein on the surface of a biological entity such as a virus.

Proteins displayed on a bacteriophage.

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(zoology) To exhibit a behavioral display.
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(biochemistry) An in vitro method by which genetically engineered proteins are placed on the surface of a biological entity (such as a bacteriophage, yeast, or ribosome) so that the properties of these proteins and those they bind to can be analyzed and manipulated for research purposes.
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(1) To show text and graphics on a CRT or flat panel screen.
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(computing) An electronic screen that shows graphics or text.
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(military) To extend the front of (a column), bringing it into line.

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(printing, dated) To make conspicuous by using large or prominent type.
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Display is defined as to show or make visible.

Setting up a Christmas tree in the middle of town is an example of a way to display.

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A show or spectacle.
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on display
  • In public view; for all to see.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of display

  • Middle English displayen from Anglo-Norman despleier from Medieval Latin displicāre to unfold from Latin to scatter dis- apart dis– plicāre to fold plek- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English, from Old French despleier, desploier, from Medieval Latin displicare (“to unfold, display”), from Latin dis- (“apart”) + plicare (“to fold”).

    From Wiktionary