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verb [with object]
make a prominent exhibition of (something) in a place where it can be easily seen:the palace used to display a series of Flemish tapestries a handwritten notice was displayed in the ticket office (of a computer or other device) show (information) on a screen. give a conspicuous demonstration of (a quality, emotion, or skill):the aggressive kind of baseball he displayed as a player [no object] (of a male bird, reptile, or fish) engage in a specialized pattern of behavior that is intended to attract a mate:she photographed the peacock, which chose that moment to display
1a performance, show, or event intended for public entertainment:a display of fireworks a collection of objects arranged for public viewing:the museum houses an informative display of rocks work by lesser-known artists is also on display [as modifier]:a display case a notable or conspicuous demonstration of a particular type of behavior, emotion, or skill:a display of great virtuosity conspicuous or flashy exhibition; ostentation:a flagrant display of wealth a specialized pattern of behavior by the males of some species of birds, reptiles, and fish that is intended to attract a mate:the teal were indulging in delightful courtship displays Printing the arrangement and choice of type in a style intended to attract attention. 2an electronic device for the visual presentation of data:a 17-inch color display [as modifier]:a visual display screen the process or facility of presenting data on a computer screen or other device:the processing and display of high volumes of information the data shown on a computer screen or other device.