Display

Dis*play"

, n. 1. An opening or unfolding; exhibition; manifestation.
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Having witnessed displays of his power and grace.
Trench.
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2. Ostentatious show; exhibition for effect; parade.
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He died, as erring man should die,
Without display, without parade.
Byron.
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3. (Electronics) An electronic device on which the output signal of another electronic device may be presented in a visual form; -- also called display device. Typically the display device it is the screen of a cathode-ray tube, as in a computer monitor, but other forms of visual display such as LED or liquid crystal devices are also used. The printed output from a computer or other device is not considered as a display.
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4. (Computers) The output signal from a computer program, displayed on a display device. The displayed signal may consist of letters, numbers, or any graphical image.
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5. (Biology) a pattern of behavior, such as showing a body part to another animal, by which one animal conveys information to another, as for mating or defense.
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