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showroom

(ˈʃəʊˌruːm; -ˌrʊm)
n
(Commerce) a room in which goods, such as cars, are on display

show•room

(ˈʃoʊˌrum, -ˌrʊm)

n.
a room used for the display of goods or merchandise.
[1610–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.showroom - an area where merchandise (such as cars) can be displayedshowroom - an area where merchandise (such as cars) can be displayed; "in Britain a showroom is called a salesroom"
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
panopticon - an area where everything is visible
Translations
صالَة عَرْض السَّيّارات
výstavní místnost
showroomudstillingslokale
bemutatóterem
sÿningarsalur
výstavná miestnosť
teşhir salonu

showroom

[ˈʃəʊrʊm] N (Comm) → sala f de muestras (Art) → sala f de exposición, galería f de arte
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showroom

[ˈʃəʊruːm] nmagasin m d'exposition, salle f d'exposition

showroom

[ˈʃəʊˌrʊm] n (Comm) → show-room m inv, salone m d'esposizione (Art) → sala d'esposizione

show

(ʃəu) past tense showed: past participles showed ~shown verb
1. to allow or cause to be seen. Show me your new dress; Please show your membership card when you come to the club; His work is showing signs of improvement.
2. to be able to be seen. The tear in your dress hardly shows; a faint light showing through the curtains.
3. to offer or display, or to be offered or displayed, for the public to look at. Which picture is showing at the cinema?; They are showing a new film; His paintings are being shown at the art gallery.
4. to point out or point to. He showed me the road to take; Show me the man you saw yesterday.
5. (often with (a)round) to guide or conduct. Please show this lady to the door; They showed him (a)round (the factory).
6. to demonstrate to. Will you show me how to do it?; He showed me a clever trick.
7. to prove. That just shows / goes to show how stupid he is.
8. to give or offer (someone) kindness etc. He showed him no mercy.
noun
1. an entertainment, public exhibition, performance etc. a horse-show; a flower show; the new show at the theatre; a TV show.
2. a display or act of showing. a show of strength.
3. an act of pretending to be, do etc (something). He made a show of working, but he wasn't really concentrating.
4. appearance, impression. They just did it for show, in order to make themselves seem more important than they are.
5. an effort or attempt. He put up a good show in the chess competition.
ˈshowy adjective
giving an impression of value by a bright and striking outward appearance. His clothes are too showy for my liking.
ˈshowiness noun
ˈshow-business noun
the entertainment industry, especially the branch of the theatre concerned with variety shows, comedy etc.
ˈshowcase noun
a glass case for displaying objects in a museum, shop etc.
ˈshowdown noun
an open, decisive quarrel etc ending a period of rivalry etc.
ˈshowground noun
an area where displays etc are held.
ˈshow-jumping noun
a competitive sport in which horses and their riders have to jump a series of artificial fences, walls etc.
ˈshowman noun
a person who owns or manages an entertainment, a stall at a fair etc.
ˈshowroom noun
a room where objects for sale etc are displayed for people to see. a car showroom.
give the show away
to make known a secret, trick etc.
good show!
that's good!.
on show
being displayed in an exhibition, showroom etc. There are over five hundred paintings on show here.
show off
1. to show or display for admiration. He showed off his new car by taking it to work.
2. to try to impress others with one's possessions, ability etc. She is just showing off – she wants everyone to know how well she speaks French (noun ˈshow-off a person who does this).
show up
1. to make obvious. This light shows up the places where I've mended this coat.
2. to reveal the faults of. Mary was so neat that she really showed me up.
3. to stand out clearly. The scratches showed up on the photograph.
4. to appear or arrive. I waited for her, but she never showed up.
References in classic literature ?
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In Atlanta, Grund America will open its first showroom in AmericasMart's Building 1, 7-E-19.
Real Estate brokered eight deals totaling 9,316 s/f at the Contemporary Fashion Showroom Building, located in the Garment District.
Maharashtra, June 10 -- RSBL opens 3rd jewellery showroom 'Sparsh' in Mumbai
The Building Materials Division of Mohsin Haider Darwish launched a new, state-of-the-art showroom in Wadi Kabir.
The new showroom will cover in the region of 29,000 sq ft, almost doubling the current location which covers 18,354 total sq ft retail space.
Al-Futtaim Panatech, the exclusive partner for Panasonic products in the UAE, has announced the opening of its biggest brand showroom in Dubai.
The new showroom aims to support the sustained growth in marketing and sales activities in 2014, after Jaguar Land Rover exceeded sales targets in the previous year, the company says.
Dubai Furniture Manufacturing Company (DFMC), a key player in premium mattress segment in Middle East, has opened its new showroom at the Dalma Mall in Abu Dhabi.