demonstration demonstration  /ˌdɛ mən ˈstreɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view
  2. (n) a show of military force or preparedness
  3. (n) a public display of group feelings (usually of a political nature)
  4. (n) proof by a process of argument or a series of proposition proving an asserted conclusion
  5. (n) a visual presentation showing how something works

Usage(s):

  1. The size of the demonstration today came as a surprise.
  2. Ethnic-Indian protesters flee police water cannons during a demonstration in Kuala Lumpur, November 25, 2007.
  3. The demonstration appeared to indicate that Falun Gong--which may have as many as 100 million adherents worldwide, mainly in China--is tightly organized.

News

  1. Infinera Demonstrates Transport SDN and Packet Technology on DTN-X Platform at Nissho Labs

    Infinera , a leader in Intelligent Transport Networks™, and Nissho Electronics, a carrier class network systems integrator in Japan, announced today the successful demonstration of converged packet-optical ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Thousands in pro-Erdogan demo in Vienna

    VIENNA (AP) — Several thousand people have taken part in a demonstration in Vienna in support of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Local 'hams' come out for public demonstration

    Hosted by the National Association for Amateur Radio, the annual Field Day demonstration for ham radios is the highlight of the Amateur Radio Week.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Loveland Reporter-Herald

Quotes

  1. "Secretary Rice's visit to India is a further demonstration of the United States' commitment to stand in solidarity with the people of India as we all work together to hold these extremists accountable," White House press secretary Dana Perino...
    on Nov 29, 2008 By: Dana Perino Source: USA Today

  2. Sir Richard Branson, President of Virgin Atlantic, said: "This breakthrough will help Virgin Atlantic to fly its planes using clean fuel sooner than expected. The demonstration flight next month will give us crucial knowledge that we can use to...
    on Jan 14, 2008 By: Richard Branson Source: Business Intelligence Middle East (press release)

  3. "Earth hour is a way for the citizens of the world to send a clear message they want action on climate change," UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said in an address posted on YouTube. "It promises to be the largest demonstration of public...
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: New Zealand Herald

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