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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 ?
It sold a week after it was in a fit state to be trusted in the showroom. I got my money, and began enthusiastically on another Rembrandt--"A Burgomaster's Wife Poking the Fire." Last time, the chiar'oscuro of the master had been yellow and black, this time it was to be red and black.
James Crichton, Regional Director, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Middle East and Africa, said: "The opening of the new showroom in Dubai, as well as our plans for the first dedicated showroom in the Emirate of Sharjah, represent significant milestones in the successful partnership with AGMC.
Customers of ALFA LAVAL can now obtain 3D interactive previews of important new products on a re-launched version of the company's Virtual Showroom at www.alfalaval.com/showroom.
Summary: Leading company for lifestyle products opens second showroom in Dubai.
The action followed orders of the Balochistan High Court, which recently took notice of the encroachments on public land and spaces by showroom owners and other illegal expansions in shops in thick-populated areas of Quetta.
BLIMS, which features everything you need for the home from sofas, dining, bedroom, office and even specialized condo furniture, opened a huge showroom at the CW Home Depot in Imus.
The locals had complained that the showroom owners park their cars on roads causing routine traffic jams that inconvenience the people passing by.
As part of its ongoing expansion strategy, furniture and home furnishing brand 4Home, announced the opening of its second showroom in Oman at Al Hail (south) near Usman bin Affan Masjid.
Sanitary fittings supplier, Grohe, opened its first showroom in the Middle East on Sunday.
Tata Motors launched a new state-of-the-art full-range passenger vehicle showroom, M/s Lexus Motors, in Rajarhat, Kolkata on April 24th.
Celebration of the Volkswagen showroom opening in Abu Dhabi.
Simply put, it remains a must for every developer to create and design a showroom that would allow their future residents to get a glimpse of the good life that awaits them.