display: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (di-splā'), [key]
- to show or exhibit; make visible: to display a sign.
- to reveal; betray: to display fear.
- to unfold; open out; spread out: to display a sail.
- to show ostentatiously; flaunt.
- to give special prominence to (words, captions, etc.) by choice, size, and arrangement of type.
- to output (data) on a CRT or other screen.
- (of animals) to engage in a stereotyped behavior that conveys information to individuals of the same or another species.
- an act or instance of displaying; exhibition: a display of courage.
- an ostentatious show: a vulgar display of wealth.
- the giving of prominence to particular words, sentences, etc., by the choice, size, and arrangement of types and position, as in an advertisement, headline, or news story.
- printed matter thus displayed.
- an arrangement, as of merchandise, art objects, or flowers, designed to please the eye, attract buyers, etc.
- the visual representation of the output of an electronic device, as the screen of a cathode ray tube.
- a threat display.
- a pattern of behavior, as posturing, calling, or exposing a color patch, that conveys information to individuals of the same or another species:a threat display.
- an instance of such behavior.
- display (Thesaurus)