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demonstration 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˌdemənˈstrāSHən/,
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demonstrations, plural;
  1. The action or process of showing the existence or truth of something by giving proof or evidence
    • - it is not capable of mathematical demonstration
    • - Lind's demonstration that citrus fruits cure scurvy
  2. Something that proves or makes evident
    • - the letter was a demonstration of good faith
  3. The outward showing of feeling
    • - physical demonstrations of affection
  4. A practical exhibition and explanation of how something works or is performed
    • - a microwave cooking demonstration
  5. A show of military force
    • - the flight demonstration squadron
  6. A public meeting or march protesting against something or expressing views on a political issue


  1. presentation: a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view; "the presentation of new data"; "he gave the customer a demonstration"
  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"
  4. proof by a process of argument or a series of proposition proving an asserted conclusion
  5. having been demonstrated or verified beyond doubt
  6. 'Demonstration' is a central part of the Brechtian approach to acting. It implies a definite distance built into the actor's manner of playing a character (in contrast to the absolute identification with a character demanded by the Stanislavski-influenced 'method acting' approach).
  7. Demonstration is a 2002 album by American singer-songwriter Landon Pigg.
  8. In military terminology, a demonstration is an attack or show of force on a front where a decision is not sought, made with the aim of deceiving the enemy.
  9. A demonstration or street protest' is action by a mass group or collection of groups of people in favor of a political or other cause; it normally consists of walking in a mass march formation and either beginning with or meeting at a designated endpoint, or rally, to hear speakers.
  10. In mathematics, a proof is a convincing demonstration (within the accepted standards of the field) that some mathematical statement is necessarily true.Cupillari, Antonella. The Nuts and Bolts of Proofs. Academic Press, 2001. Page 3. ...
  11. Demonstration involves showing by reason or proof, explaining or making clear by use of examples or experiments. Put more simply, demonstration means to clearly show.yourdictionary.com.Demonstrating Definition. http://www.yourdictionary.com/demonstrating. ...
  12. The act of demonstrating; showing or explaining something; An event at which something will be demonstrated; A public display of group opinion; A show of military force; A mathematical proof
  13. (DEMONSTRATIONS) Gatherings and protest activities organized to build support for peace, justice or social reform.
  14. (Demonstrations) (Fr. Manifestations) : Form of protest popular with students and trade unions, though less so than in the past.
  15. (Demonstrations) Examples, experiments or performances are provided to illustrate a principle or show how to perform a specific task. Demonstrations can be live or they can be via audio-visuals aids or computers. ...
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  17. (Demonstrations) We organize product demonstrations to the direct individual / industry consumers about the features and offers of the product / service.
  18. Demonstrations are activities that an instructor conducts before an audience to illustrate specific principles or concepts of chemistry. Demonstrations almost always involve props, and many are intended to highlight a particular type of physical or chemical change or property.
  19. (Demonstrating) The supervision of a practical class; the term derives from the now obsolete post titles of ‘University Demonstrator’ (now University Lecturer) and ‘Departmental Demonstrator’ (now Departmental Lecturer), and may be applied equally to those in charge of practical classes and to ...
  20. A type of Medicare project designed to explore future improvements in coverage, costs, and quality of care within the Medicare Program.
  21. In this strategic maneuver, used frequently during the Civil War, a detached unit from the main force made a show of strength on a portion of the enemy's line not actually targeted for attack, distracting the enemy while an attack was made elsewhere. ...
  22. A method for showing participants how to do a specific task or skill.
  23. In political terms, a public show of protest against or sympathy with a particular cause
  24. Physical presentation by the sales person to the prospect of how a product works or the services they can offer. A demo is usually free-of-charge to the prospect and used as a tool to help sell the product or service.
  25. The application and integration of a new product or service into an existing or new system.  Most commonly, demonstration involves the construction and operation of a new electric technology interconnected with the electric utility system to demonstrate how it interacts with the system. ...