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demonstration Explained

demonstration at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['deməns'treıʃən]

demonstration at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1374, from L. demonstrationem, from demonstrare, from de- "entirely" + monstrare "to point out, show," from monstrum "divine omen, wonder." Meaning "public show of feeling," usually with a mass meeting and a procession, is from 1839. Demonstrative, of persons, in the sense of "characterized by outward expression of feelings" is from 1819. ///

demonstration at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

W3S3 n [C]
1 an event at which a large group of people meet to protest or to support something in public: peaceful/violent demonstration // --Police opened fire on a peaceful demonstration.// --The proposals sparked mass demonstrations .// demonstration against// --a demonstration against the government's educational policies// stage/hold a demonstration // --Supporters staged a demonstration outside the US embassy.//
2 an act of explaining and showing how to do something or how something works: demonstration of// --He gave a practical demonstration of the boat's military potential.// --a cookery demonstration//
3 formal an action that proves that someone or something has a particular ability, quality, or feeling: demonstration of// --The high level of calls is a clear demonstration of the need for this service.// --a physical demonstration of affection//

demonstration at German => English Of Explained:

demonstration

demonstration at German => English Of Explained:

sit-in

demonstration

démonstration at French => English Of Explained:

demonstration

demonstration at German => English Of Explained:

demonstration

demonstration at Swedish => english Of Explained:

demonstration

demonstration at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

211 Moby Thesaurus words for "demonstration":
absolute indication, allegorization, alphabet, art, beef, bitch,
blazon, blueprint, boycott, bravura, brilliancy, burden of proof,
case, case in point, challenge, charactering, characterization,
chart, choreography, citation, clarification, complaint,
compunction, conclusive evidence, confirmation,
conventional representation, cracking, cross reference,
damning evidence, dance notation, daring, dash, decipherment,
decoding, deduction, deductive reasoning, delineation, demo, demur,
demurrer, demythologization, depiction, depictment, description,
determination, diagram, discourse, discourse of reason,
discursive reason, display, drama, dramatics, drawing, eclat,
editing, elucidation, emblem, emendation, enactment, enlightenment,
establishment, etalage, euhemerism, evidence, example, exception,
exegesis, exemplar, exemplification, exhibit, exhibition,
exhibitionism, explanation, explication, exponent, exposition,
expostulation, exposure, expounding, false front, fanfaronade,
figuration, figure, flair, flaunt, flaunting, flourish, grievance,
grievance committee, hieroglyphic, histrionics, howl, iconography,
ideogram, illumination, illustration, imagery, imaging,
incontrovertible evidence, indication, indignation meeting,
indisputable evidence, induction, inductive reasoning, instance,
ironclad proof, item, kick, letter, light, limning,
logical thought, logogram, logograph, manifestation, map, march,
musical notation, nonviolent protest, notation, object lesson,
objection, onus, onus probandi, opening, ostentation, pageant,
pageantry, parade, particular, performance, philosophy, picketing,
pictogram, picturization, plan, portraiture, portrayal,
prefigurement, presentation, presentment, printing, production,
projection, proof, protest, protest demonstration, protestation,
qualm, quotation, rally, ratiocination, rationale, rationalism,
rationality, rationalization, rationalizing, realization, reason,
reasonableness, reasoning, reference, relevant instance,
remonstrance, remonstration, rendering, rendition, representation,
representative, retrospective, schema, score, script, scruple,
settlement, sham, show, showing, showing-off, simplification,
sit-in, solution, sophistry, specious reasoning, spectacle, splash,
splurge, squawk, staginess, strike, substantiation, sure sign,
sweet reason, syllabary, symbol, tablature, teach-in, testimony,
theatrics, type, typical example, unfolding, unfoldment, unlocking,
unmistakable sign, unveiling, varnishing day, vaunt, verification,
vernissage, writing

Demonstration at German => English Of Explained:

Demonstration [deːmɔnstratsiːoːn]nsf
demonstration

demonstration at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Experiment): experiment, essay, attempt, analysis, investigation, screen, trial, tentative method, verification, proof, demonstration, diagnostic, test, probe, assay.

[N] (Demonstration): demonstration, proof, evidence, conviction, cogency.

[N] (Manifestation): manifestation, plainness, expression, showing, exposition, demonstration, exhibition, production, display, show, showing off, publicity, disclosure, evidence.

[N] (Resistance): resistance, stand, opposition, rebuff, insurrection, disobedience, strike, demonstration, riot, disorder.

demonstration at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
1 (also informal demo especially in BrE) [C] ~ (against sb/sth) a public meeting or march at which people show that they are protesting against or supporting sb/sth:
to take part in / go on a demonstration * to hold / stage a demonstration * mass demonstrations in support of the exiled leader * anti-government demonstrations * a peaceful / violent demonstration
compare MARCH
2 (also informal demo) [C, U] an act of showing or explaining how sth works or is done:
We were given a brief demonstration of the computer's functions. * a practical demonstration * a demonstration model (= a model used to show how sth works) * We provide demonstration of videoconferencing over the Internet.
3 [C, U] an act of giving proof or evidence for sth:
a demonstration of the connection between the two sets of figures * a demonstration of how something that seems simple can turn out to be very complicated
4 [C] an act of showing a feeling or an opinion:
a public demonstration of affection * a demonstration of support for the reforms

DEMONSTRATION at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

nt than clarity) the state of being clearnoun
(in Britain) a road on which vehicles must not stopnoun

1 [C] a small wooden or metal bar fastened to sth, on which ropes may be fastened by winding

2 [C] a piece of rubber on the bottom of a shoe, etc. to stop it from slipping

3 (cleats) [pl.] (AmE) shoes with cleats, often worn for playing sports
compare FOOTBALL BOOT, SPIKE (2), STUD (3)noun
1 [C, U] the space between a woman's breasts that can be seen above a dress that does not completely cover them
2 [C] (formal) a difference or division between people or groups:
a deep cleavage between rich and poor in societyverb (cleaved, cleaved)
HELP NOTE Less commonly, cleft are used for the past tense, and

Demonstration at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Demonstration \Dem`on*stra"tion\, n. [L. demonstratio: cf. F.
d['e]monstration.]
1. The act of demonstrating; an exhibition; proof;
especially, proof beyond the possibility of doubt;
indubitable evidence, to the senses or reason.

Those intervening ideas which serve to show the
agreement of any two others are called ``proofs;''
and where agreement or disagreement is by this means
plainly and clearly perceived, it is called
demonstration. --Locke.

2. An expression, as of the feelings, by outward signs; a
manifestation; a show.

Did your letters pierce the queen to any
demonstration of grief? --Shak.

Loyal demonstrations toward the prince. --Prescott.

3. (Anat.) The exhibition and explanation of a dissection or
other anatomical preparation.

4. (Mil.) a decisive exhibition of force, or a movement
indicating an attack.

5. (Logic) The act of proving by the syllogistic process, or
the proof itself.

6. (Math.) A course of reasoning showing that a certain
result is a necessary consequence of assumed premises; --
these premises being definitions, axioms, and previously
established propositions.

{Direct}, or {Positive}, {demonstration} (Logic & Math.), one
in which the correct conclusion is the immediate sequence
of reasoning from axiomatic or established premises; --
opposed to

{Indirect}, or {Negative}, {demonstration} (called also
{reductio ad absurdum}), in which the correct conclusion
is an inference from the demonstration that any other
hypothesis must be incorrect.

demonstration at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Demonstration \Dem`on*stra"tion\, n. [L. demonstratio: cf. F.
d['e]monstration.]
1. The act of demonstrating; an exhibition; proof;
especially, proof beyond the possibility of doubt;
indubitable evidence, to the senses or reason.

Those intervening ideas which serve to show the
agreement of any two others are called ``proofs;''
and where agreement or disagreement is by this means
plainly and clearly perceived, it is called
demonstration. --Locke.

2. An expression, as of the feelings, by outward signs; a
manifestation; a show.

Did your letters pierce the queen to any
demonstration of grief? --Shak.

Loyal demonstrations toward the prince. --Prescott.

3. (Anat.) The exhibition and explanation of a dissection or
other anatomical preparation.

4. (Mil.) a decisive exhibition of force, or a movement
indicating an attack.

5. (Logic) The act of proving by the syllogistic process, or
the proof itself.

6. (Math.) A course of reasoning showing that a certain
result is a necessary consequence of assumed premises; --
these premises being definitions, axioms, and previously
established propositions.

{Direct}, or {Positive}, {demonstration} (Logic & Math.), one
in which the correct conclusion is the immediate sequence
of reasoning from axiomatic or established premises; --
opposed to

{Indirect}, or {Negative}, {demonstration} (called also
{reductio ad absurdum}), in which the correct conclusion
is an inference from the demonstration that any other
hypothesis must be incorrect.

Demonstration \Dem`on*stra"tion\, n. [L. demonstratio: cf. F.
d['e]monstration.]
1. The act of demonstrating; an exhibition; proof;
especially, proof beyond the possibility of doubt;
indubitable evidence, to the senses or reason.

Those intervening ideas which serve to show the
agreement of any two others are called ``proofs;''
and where agreement or disagreement is by this means
plainly and clearly perceived, it is called
demonstration. --Locke.

2. An expression, as of the feelings, by outward signs; a
manifestation; a show.

Did your letters pierce the queen to any
demonstration of grief? --Shak.

Loyal demonstrations toward the prince. --Prescott.

3. (Anat.) The exhibition and explanation of a dissection or
other anatomical preparation.

4. (Mil.) a decisive exhibition of force, or a movement
indicating an attack.

5. (Logic) The act of proving by the syllogistic process, or
the proof itself.

6. (Math.) A course of reasoning showing that a certain
result is a necessary consequence of assumed premises; --
these premises being definitions, axioms, and previously
established propositions.

{Direct}, or {Positive}, {demonstration} (Logic & Math.), one
in which the correct conclusion is the immediate sequence
of reasoning from axiomatic or established premises; --
opposed to

{Indirect}, or {Negative}, {demonstration} (called also
{reductio ad absurdum}), in which the correct conclusion
is an inference from the demonstration that any other
hypothesis must be incorrect.

demonstration at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

demonstration
n 1: a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight
or view; "the presentation of new data"; "he gave the
customer a demonstration" [syn: {presentation}, {presentment}]
2: a show of military force or preparedness; "he confused the
enemy with feints and demonstrations"
3: a public display of group feelings (usually of a political
nature); "there were violent demonstrations against the
war" [syn: {manifestation}]
4: proof by a process of argument or a series of proposition
proving an asserted conclusion [syn: {monstrance}]
5: 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" [syn: {demo}]

demonstration at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Demonstration|démonstration

English

Inter: wikipedia » dab=demonstration

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » demonstrationem||lang=la, from Inter: term » demonstrare||show or explain|lang=la, from Inter: term » de-||of or concerning|lang=la + Inter: term » monstrare||show|lang=la.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /dɛmənˈstɹeɪʃən/
  • Inter: audio » En-us-demonstration.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » eɪʃən

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n

  • The act of demonstrating; showing or explaining something.
    1. An event at which something will be demonstrated.
    2. : I have to give a demonstration to the class tomorrow, and Im ill-prepared.''
    3. A public display of group opinion.
    4. A show of military force.
    5. A mathematical proof.
    6. Inter: ante » 1697 Category: w - :John Aubrey|John Aubrey, Category: w - :Brief Lives|Brief Lives, s.v. Thomas Hobbes:
    7. : He read the proposition.Inter: .. » . So he reads the demonstration of it, which referred him back to such a proposition,; which proposition he read.

      Related terms

      * demonstrable

  • demonstrate
  • demonstrator
  • monster
  • remonstration

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » act
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|демонстрация|f|tr=demonstrácija
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|示範|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|示范|tr=shìfàn|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|演示|tr=yǎnshì|sc=Hani
  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|demonstration|c
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|demonstratie|f
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|demonstracio
  • Finnish: havainnollistaminen, demonstrointi
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|démonstration|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Demonstration|f
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|taispeántas|m
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|dimostrazione|f
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|実証|tr=じっしょう, jisshō|sc=Jpan
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|demonstrație|f, Inter: t- » ro|demonstrare|f
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|демонстрация|f|tr=demonstrácija, Inter: t+ » ru|показ|m|tr=pokáz
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|soilleireachadh|m
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|demostración|f


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » event
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|демонстрация|f|tr=demonstrácija
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|證實|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|证实|tr=zhèngshí|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|演示|tr=yǎnshì|sc=Hani
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|demonstration|c
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|demonstratie|f
    • Finnish: havainnollistus, demonstraatio, demo
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|démonstration|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Demonstration|f, Inter: t- » de|Vorführung|f
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|επίδειξη|f|tr=epídeixē
  • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|taispeántas|m
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|dimostrazione|f
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|デモンストレーション|tr=demonsutorēshon|sc=Jpan, Inter: t+ » ja|デモ|tr=demo
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|демонстрация|f|tr=demonstrácija, Inter: t+ » ru|показ|m|tr=pokáz
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|demostración|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » public display
    • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|مظاهرة|f|tr=muZaahara(t)|alt=مُظاهَرة|sc=Arab
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|ցույց|tr=cʿuycʿ|sc=Armn
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|демонстрация|f|tr=demonstrácija
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|示威|tr=shìwēi|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t » cs|demonstrace|f
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|demonstration|c
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|demonstratie|f
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|manifestacio


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|mielenosoitus
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|manifestation|f
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Demonstration|f
  • Hebrew: הפגנה (hafgana) {{f}}
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|dimostrazione|f
  • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|デモ|tr=demo
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|демонстрация|f|tr=demonstrácija
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|taisbeanadh|m
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|manifestación|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » ko:
    • : Hangul: 논증
    • : Romaja: nonjeung
    • Inter: ttbc » la: demonstratio nominative, demonstrationis genitive; ostentus fourth declension
    • Inter: ttbc » Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|demonstration|n


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:en:Communication -

    Danish

    Noun

    Inter: da-noun » en|er
  • demonstration

    Inflection

    Inter: da-noun-infl » en|er

  • Translation: ar » demonstration
    Translation: cs » demonstration
    Translation: et » demonstration
    Translation: el » demonstration
    Translation: es » demonstration
    Translation: fr » demonstration
    Translation: ko » demonstration
    Translation: io » demonstration
    Translation: id » demonstration
    Translation: it » demonstration
    Translation: kk » demonstration
    Translation: ku » demonstration
    Translation: hu » demonstration
    Translation: mg » demonstration
    Translation: ml » demonstration
    Translation: my » demonstration
    Translation: ja » demonstration
    Translation: pl » demonstration
    Translation: ru » demonstration
    Translation: fi » demonstration
    Translation: sv » demonstration
    Translation: ta » demonstration
    Translation: te » demonstration
    Translation: tr » demonstration
    Translation: vi » demonstration
    Translation: zh » demonstration

    Demonstration at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » demonstration

    German

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: audio » DE-Demonstration.ogg|Audio

    Noun

    Inter: de-noun » f||Demonstrationen
  • demonstration, rally

    Synonyms

    * Kundgebung

  • Category: Category:German nouns -
    Category: Category:de:Politics -
    Translation: de » Demonstration
    Translation: fr » Demonstration
    Translation: ko » Demonstration
    Translation: io » Demonstration
    Translation: id » Demonstration
    Translation: ku » Demonstration
    Translation: mg » Demonstration
    Translation: pl » Demonstration
    Translation: ru » Demonstration
    Translation: th » Demonstration
    Translation: zh » Demonstration

    démonstration at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » demonstration|Demonstration

    French

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /de.mɔ̃s.tʁas.jɔ̃/|lang=fr Inter: X-SAMPA » /de.mO~s.tRas.jO~/
  • Inter: rhymes » ɔ̃|lang=fr
  • Inter: homophones » démonstrations|lang=fr

    Noun

    Inter: fr-noun » f|sort=demonstration
  • demonstration (act of showing and explaining)

    Related terms

    * démontrer

  • Translation: el » démonstration
    Translation: es » démonstration
    Translation: fr » démonstration
    Translation: ko » démonstration
    Translation: io » démonstration
    Translation: lb » démonstration
    Translation: mg » démonstration
    Translation: pl » démonstration
    Translation: fi » démonstration
    Translation: vi » démonstration