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dis·play

 (dĭ-splā′)
v. dis·played, dis·play·ing, dis·plays
v.tr.
1.
a. To present to view; cause to be seen. See Synonyms at show.
b. To exhibit ostentatiously; show off: seemed eager to display his athletic ability.
c. To show (images or information) on a screen.
2. To be or give evidence of; manifest or reveal: writing that displays broad knowledge; a decision that displays poor judgment.
3. To spread out; unfurl: The peacock displayed its fan.
4. To position (a protein, for example) on the surface of a biological entity such as a virus: proteins displayed on a bacteriophage.
v.intr.
Zoology To exhibit a behavioral display.
n.
1.
a. The act of displaying.
b. Ostentatious exhibition: a display of musical talent.
c. A public exhibition.
d. Objects or merchandise set out for viewing by the public.
2. A demonstration or manifestation: a display of temper.
3.
a. Zoology A specialized pattern of behavior used to communicate visually, such as the presentation of colors or plumage by male birds as part of courtship or intimidation.
b. An instance of such behavior.
4. An advertisement or headline designed to catch the eye.
5. A device, such as a television or computer monitor, that displays an image by converting a video signal into visible form.
6. 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.
Idiom:
on display
In public view; for all to see.

[Middle English displayen, from Anglo-Norman despleier, from Medieval Latin displicāre, to unfold, from Latin, to scatter : dis-, apart; see dis- + plicāre, to fold; see plek- in Indo-European roots.]

display

(dɪˈspleɪ)
vb
1. (tr) to show or make visible
2. (tr) to disclose or make evident; reveal: to display anger.
3. (tr) to flaunt in an ostentatious way: to display military might.
4. (tr) to spread or open out; unfurl or unfold
5. (Journalism & Publishing) (tr) to give prominence to (headings, captions, etc) by the use of certain typefaces
6. (Zoology) (intr) zoology to engage in a display
n
7. the act of exhibiting or displaying; show: a display of fear.
8. something exhibited or displayed
9. an ostentatious or pretentious exhibition: a display of his accomplishments.
10. (Journalism & Publishing)
a. an arrangement of certain typefaces to give prominence to headings, captions, advertisements, etc
b. printed matter that is eye-catching
11. (Electronics) electronics
a. a device capable of representing information visually, as on a cathode-ray tube screen
b. the information so presented
12. (Zoology) zoology a pattern of behaviour in birds, fishes, etc, by which the animal attracts attention while it is courting the female, defending its territory, etc
13. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (modifier) relating to or using typefaces that give prominence to the words they are used to set
[C14: from Anglo-French despleier to unfold, from Late Latin displicāre to scatter, from dis-1 + plicāre to fold]
disˈplayer n

dis•play

(dɪˈspleɪ)

v.t.
1. to show or exhibit; make visible.
2. to reveal; betray: to display fear.
3. to unfold; open out; spread out: to display a sail.
4. to show ostentatiously; flaunt.
5. to show (computer data) on a CRT or other screen.
v.i.
6. (of animals) to engage in a pattern of behavior designed to attract and arouse a mate.
n.
7. an act or instance of displaying; exhibition.
8.
a. the giving of prominence to particular words, sentences, etc., by the choice of types and position, as in an advertisement, headline, or news story.
b. printed matter thus displayed.
9. an arrangement, as of merchandise, designed to please the eye or attract buyers.
10.
a. the visual representation of the output of an electronic device.
b. the portion of the device, as a screen, that shows this representation.
11. a stereotyped pattern of animal behavior designed to attract and arouse a mate.
[1250–1300; Middle English desplayen < Anglo-French, Old French despleier < Late Latin displicāre to unfold. See dis-1, ply2]
dis•play′er, n.
syn: display, exhibit, manifest mean to show or bring to the attention of another or others. To display is literally to spread something out so that it may be most completely and favorably seen: to display goods for sale. To exhibit is to display something to the public for inspection or appraisal: to exhibit African violets at a flower show. They may both refer to showing or revealing one's qualities or feelings: to display wit; to exhibit surprise. manifest means to show feelings or qualities plainly or clearly: He manifested his anger with a scowl.

display

In military deception, a static portrayal of an activity, force, or equipment intended to deceive the adversary's visual observation.

Display

 a series of things on show; a group of persons participating in some kind of gymnastic, military, or entertainment display. See also array.

display


Past participle: displayed
Gerund: displaying

Imperative
display
display
Present
I display
you display
he/she/it displays
we display
you display
they display
Preterite
I displayed
you displayed
he/she/it displayed
we displayed
you displayed
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Present Continuous
I am displaying
you are displaying
he/she/it is displaying
we are displaying
you are displaying
they are displaying
Present Perfect
I have displayed
you have displayed
he/she/it has displayed
we have displayed
you have displayed
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Past Continuous
I was displaying
you were displaying
he/she/it was displaying
we were displaying
you were displaying
they were displaying
Past Perfect
I had displayed
you had displayed
he/she/it had displayed
we had displayed
you had displayed
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Future
I will display
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we will display
you will display
they will display
Future Perfect
I will have displayed
you will have displayed
he/she/it will have displayed
we will have displayed
you will have displayed
they will have displayed
Future Continuous
I will be displaying
you will be displaying
he/she/it will be displaying
we will be displaying
you will be displaying
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been displaying
you have been displaying
he/she/it has been displaying
we have been displaying
you have been displaying
they have been displaying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been displaying
you will have been displaying
he/she/it will have been displaying
we will have been displaying
you will have been displaying
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been displaying
you had been displaying
he/she/it had been displaying
we had been displaying
you had been displaying
they had been displaying
Conditional
I would display
you would display
he/she/it would display
we would display
you would display
they would display
Past Conditional
I would have displayed
you would have displayed
he/she/it would have displayed
we would have displayed
you would have displayed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.display - something intended to communicate a particular impressiondisplay - something intended to communicate a particular impression; "made a display of strength"; "a show of impatience"; "a good show of looking interested"
demo, demonstration - a visual presentation showing how something works; "the lecture was accompanied by dramatic demonstrations"; "the lecturer shot off a pistol as a demonstration of the startle response"
big stick - a display of force or power; "speak softly but carry a big stick"
gaudery, pomp - cheap or pretentious or vain display
2.display - something shown to the publicdisplay - something shown to the public; "the museum had many exhibits of oriental art"
show - the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining; "a remarkable show of skill"
parade - a visible display; "she made a parade of her sorrows"
light show - a display of colored lights moving in shifting patterns
3.display - a visual representation of something
float - an elaborate display mounted on a platform carried by a truck (or pulled by a truck) in a procession or parade
representation - a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
Snellen chart - display consisting of a printed card with letters and numbers in lines of decreasing size; used to test visual acuity
spectacle - an elaborate and remarkable display on a lavish scale
4.display - behavior that makes your feelings public; "a display of emotion"
disclosure, revealing, revelation - the speech act of making something evident
histrionics - a deliberate display of emotion for effect
production - a display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated; "she tends to make a big production out of nothing"
sackcloth and ashes - a display of extreme remorse or repentance or grief
5.display - exhibiting openly in public view; "a display of courage"
communication - something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
acting out - (psychiatry) the display of previously inhibited emotions (often in actions rather than words); considered to be healthy and therapeutic
array - an impressive display; "it was a bewildering array of books"; "his tools were in an orderly array on the basement wall"
screening, showing, viewing - the display of a motion picture
sight - anything that is seen; "he was a familiar sight on the television"; "they went to Paris to see the sights"
fanfare, ostentation, flash - a gaudy outward display
flaunt - the act of displaying something ostentatiously; "his behavior was an outrageous flaunt"
presentation - the act of making something publicly available; presenting news or other information by broadcasting or printing it; "he prepared his presentation carefully in advance"
6.display - an electronic device that represents information in visual form
caller ID - a small display that will show you the telephone number of the party calling you
alphanumeric display, digital display - a display that gives the information in the form of characters (numbers or letters)
display board, display panel, board - a vertical surface on which information can be displayed to public view
electronic device - a device that accomplishes its purpose electronically
flat panel display, FPD - a type of video display that is thin and flat; commonly used in laptop computers
monitoring device, monitor - display produced by a device that takes signals and displays them on a television screen or a computer monitor
raster - the rectangular formation of parallel scanning lines that guide the electron beam on a television screen or a computer monitor
CRT screen, screen - the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube
VDU, visual display unit - (British) British term for video display
window - (computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen
Verb1.display - 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"
show - make visible or noticeable; "She showed her talent for cooking"; "Show me your etchings, please"
open - display the contents of a file or start an application as on a computer
bring forth, produce - bring out for display; "The proud father produced many pictures of his baby"; "The accused brought forth a letter in court that he claims exonerates him"
hold up - hold up something as an example; hold up one's achievements for admiration
bench - exhibit on a bench; "bench the poodles at the dog show"
moon - expose one's buttocks to; "moon the audience"
flaunt, ostentate, show off, swank, flash - display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously; "he showed off his new sports car"
brandish - exhibit aggressively; "brandish a sword"
model - display (clothes) as a mannequin; "model the latest fashion"
pose, posture, model, sit - assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
pillory, gibbet - expose to ridicule or public scorn
2.display - attract attention by displaying some body part or posing; of animals
court, romance, solicit, woo - make amorous advances towards; "John is courting Mary"

display

verb
1. show, present, exhibit, unveil, open to view, take the wraps off, put on view The cabinets display seventeenth-century porcelain.
show cover, hide, conceal, mask, veil, keep secret, secrete, keep dark
2. expose, show, reveal, bare, exhibit, uncover, lay bare, expose to view She displayed her wound.
3. demonstrate, show, reveal, register, expose, disclose, betray, manifest, divulge, make known, evidence, evince It was unlike him to display his feelings.
4. show off, parade, exhibit, sport (informal), flash (informal), boast, flourish, brandish, flaunt, vaunt, showboat, make a (great) show of, disport, make an exhibition of She does not have to display her charms.
noun
2. exhibition, show, demonstration, presentation, showing, array, expo (informal), exposition a display of your work
3. ostentation, show, dash, flourish, fanfare, pomp He embraced it with such confidence and display.
4. show, exhibition, demonstration, parade, spectacle, pageant, pageantry a dazzling dance display

display

verb
1. To make visible; bring to view:
Archaic: discover.
Idioms: bring to light, lay open, make plain.
2. To make manifest or apparent:
3. To make a public and usually ostentatious show of:
4. To be endowed with as a visible characteristic or form:
5. To give expression to, as by gestures, facial aspects, or bodily posture:
noun
1. An act of showing or displaying:
2. An impressive or ostentatious exhibition:
Translations
يَعْرِضُعَرْضعَرض تَرْفيهيإظْهار، عَرْضشاشَةُ العَرْض
vystavitdisplejpředvedeníprokázatukázat
udstillingvisedisplayvindueforestillingforevisning
kuvar
näyttäänäyttö
izložbaizložiti
kijelzõ
sÿnasÿna, hafa til sÿnissÿning
展示展示する
전시전시하다
displėjusekranasparodaparodymasviešas pasirodymas
displejsizcelšanaizrādīšanaizrādītizstādīt
displejzobrazovacia jednotka
prikazprikazatirazstavarazstaviti
displayförevisa
แสดงโชว์
sự trưng bàytrưng bày

display

[dɪsˈpleɪ]
A. N
1. (= act of displaying) [of merchandise] → exposición f; (in gallery, museum) → exposición f, exhibición f; [of emotion, interest] → manifestación f, demostración f; [of force] → despliegue m
to be on displayestar expuesto
2. (= array) [of merchandise] → muestrario m, surtido m; (in gallery, museum) → exposición f
window display (in shop) → escaparate m
3. (= show) (Mil) → exhibición f, demostración f
a firework(s) displayfuegos mpl artificiales
4. (= ostentation) the party made a display of unityel partido se esforzó en dar una imagen de unidad
5. (Comput) (= act) → visualización f
B. VT
1. (= put on view) [+ goods, painting, exhibit] → exponer, exhibir; [+ notice, results] → exponer, hacer público
2. (= show) [+ emotion, ignorance] → mostrar, manifestar; [+ courage] → demostrar, hacer gala de
3. (= show ostentatiously) [+ one's knowledge] → alardear de, hacer alarde de
4. (Comput) → desplegar, visualizar
C. CPD display advertising N (Press) → pancartas fpl publicitarias, publicidad f gráfica
display case Nvitrina f
display screen, display unit N (Comput) → monitor m
display window Nescaparate m

display

[dɪˈspleɪ]
n
[goods] (in shop)étalage m; [prices, posters, exam results] → affichage m
There was a lovely display of fruit in the window → Il y avait un superbe étalage de fruits en vitrine.
on display [exhibits] → exposé(e); [goods] → à l'étalage
Her best paintings were on display → Ses meilleurs tableaux étaient exposés.
(= computer display) (information on the screen)affichage m à l'écran; (physical device)écran m
[feeling, affection, courage] → manifestation f (pejorative)étalage m
(= show, spectacle) → spectacle m
a gymnastics display → un spectacle de gymnastique
a firework display → un feu d'artifice
(= military display) → parade f militaire
vt
(= show) [+ exhibits, collection] → exposer
(= reveal proudly) [+ medals] → porter, montrer
(pejorative) (= show off to people) [+ legs, chest] → exhiber; [+ wealth, knowledge] → faire étalage de
(= show evidence of) [+ talent] → faire preuve de; [+ courage, bravery] → faire preuve de; [+ symptoms] → manifester
[+ feelings] → montrer
[+ goods] → mettre à l'étalage, exposer
[+ results, departure times] → afficherdisplay cabinet display case nvitrine f (meuble)display screen nécran m d'affichage

display

vt
(= show) objectzeigen; (Comput) → anzeigen; interest, couragezeigen, beweisen; ignorancean den Tag legen, beweisen; (ostentatiously) new clothes etcvorführen; feelingszur Schau stellen; powerdemonstrieren; exam results, noticeaushängen
(Comm) goodsausstellen
(Typ, Press) → hervorheben
viImponiergehabe zeigen; (birds)balzen
n
(of object)Zeigen nt; (of interest, courage)Zeigen nt, → Beweis m; (of ignorance)Beweis m; (ostentatious, of new clothes etc) → Vorführung f; (of feelings)Zurschaustellung f; (of power)Demonstration f; to make a great display of somethingetw groß zur Schau stellen; to make a great display of doing somethingetw betont auffällig tun; to be/go on displayausgestellt sein/werden; the painting goes on public display todaydas Gemälde wird heute öffentlich ausgestellt; these are only for displaydie sind nur zur Ansicht; I hope we don’t have another display (of temper) like thatich hoffe, wir kriegen nicht noch einmal denselben Tanz or dieselbe Schau (inf); she was not given to public displays of emotionsie zeigte ihre Gefühle nicht gerne in der Öffentlichkeit
(= exhibition of paintings etc)Ausstellung f; (= dancing display etc)Vorführung f; (= military, air display)Schau f; firework display(öffentliches) Feuerwerk
(Comm) → Auslage f, → Display nt
(Zool) → Imponiergehabe nt; (of bird)Balz f
(= visual display)Anzeige f

display

:
display advertisement
nDisplayanzeige f
display advertising
nDisplaywerbung f
display cabinet
nSchaukasten m
display case
nVitrine f
display pack
nDisplaypackung f
display unit
n (Comput) → (Daten)sichtgerät nt, → Bildschirmgerät nt
display window
nSchaufenster nt

display

[dɪsˈpleɪ]
1. n
a. (of goods for sale, paintings) → mostra, esposizione f (also window display) → vetrina; (of emotion) → manifestazione f; (of strength, authority, force, interest) → dimostrazione f (pej) (ostentation) → sfoggio, ostentazione f
on display (gen) → in mostra (goods) → in vetrina (results, art) → esposto/a
display window → vetrina
b. (military display) → parata (militare)
c. (computer display) → display m inv
2. vt (gen) → esporre; (ostentatiously) → ostentare, far sfoggio di; (emotion, ignorance) → mostrare, manifestare; (notice, results) → affiggere; (departure/arrival times) → indicare

display

(diˈsplei) verb
1. to set out for show. The china was displayed in a special cabinet.
2. to show. She displayed a talent for mimicry.
noun
1. (an) act of showing or making clear. a display of military strength.
2. an entertainment etc intended to show the ability etc of those taking part. a dancing display.
3. something which shows or sets out something else. an advertising display.
4. the part of a video recorder, calculator, digital watch etc that shows numbers, the date, time, or other information.

display

عَرْض, يَعْرِضُ vystavení, vystavit udstilling, vise ausstellen επιδεικνύω, επίδειξη exponer, exposición näyttää, näyttö étalage, montrer izložba, izložiti esporre, esposizione 展示, 展示する 전시, 전시하다 tentoonstellen, tentoonstelling utstilling, vise pokazać, wystawa expor, exposição выставка, показывать display, förevisa แสดง, โชว์ sergileme, sergilemek sự trưng bày, trưng bày 显示

dis·play

n. muestra, exhibición;
v. mostrar, exhibir, extender.
References in classic literature ?
These things are always seen and felt in a person's manner and conversations, if modestly used, but it is not necessary to display them," said Mrs.
There were one or two men whom she observed at the soiree musicale; but she would never have felt moved to any kittenish display to attract their notice--to any feline or feminine wiles to express herself toward them.
During this display of emotions so natural in their situation, Hawkeye, whose vigilant distrust had satisfied itself that the Hurons, who disfigured the heavenly scene, no longer possessed the power to interrupt its harmony, approached David, and liberated him from the bonds he had, until that moment, endured with the most exemplary patience.
He knew he could not escape recognition, his face was too well known, but, he trusted, for the sake of Spear, the reporters would make no display of his visit.
He had built himself a country-seat within a few miles of his native town, and there spent such portions of his time as could be spared from public service in the display of every grace and virtue--as a newspaper phrased it, on the eve of an election--befitting the Christian, the good citizen, the horticulturist, and the gentleman.
There was a sword at his side and a sword-cut on his forehead, which, by the arrangement of his hair, he seemed anxious rather to display than hide.
She wore the ornaments of pure yellow gold, which her great-great-grandmother had brought over from Saar dam; the tempting stomacher of the olden time, and withal a provokingly short petticoat, to display the prettiest foot and ankle in the country round.
Nor does it unfrequently occur, that Nantucket captains will send a son of such tender age away from them, for a protracted three or four years' voyage in some other ship than their own; so that their first knowledge of a whaleman's career shall be unenervated by any chance display of a father's natural but untimely partiality, or undue apprehensiveness and concern.
And then consider that, added to this competition in display, you have, like oil on the flames, a whole system of competition in selling
And that she should seem to consider me a spectacle, and totally overlook her own merits in that respect, was another puzzling thing, and a display of magnanimity, too, that was surprising in one so young.
It is just like that Fourtou, who always wants to make a display.
Nobody but just you and me - it ain't much of a display for the barkeeper.