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American English: /dəˈspleɪ/
British English: /dɪˈspleɪ/

Translation of display in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (put on show)
    (data/figures) (Computing)
    the shopkeeper displayed his wares
    el tendero colocó los artículos en el escaparate ( or la estantería etc. )
    his work is displayed in the museum
    sus obras están expuestas en el museo
    the results will be displayed on the bulletin board
    los resultados aparecerán en el tablón de anuncios
    Example sentences
    • Isn't Marx making a deliberately exaggerated statement of his own position in order to display its novelty?
    • The cameras were displayed in the chronological order of technological evolution.
    • Chopin's Preludes return independence to the hands in order to display a new kind of allusive dialogue between them.
    Example sentences
    • By controlling where and when that field is applied, the screen can display an image.
    • It is not limited to dedicated handheld devices but can be displayed on any computer screen.
    • But, when the image is displayed on a wide screen set, the bars are lost and the bottoms of the subtitle text can be slightly cut off.
  • 2 (flaunt)
    hacer despliegue de
    hacer gala de
    hacer alarde de
    the peacock displayed its feathers
    el pavo real desplegó la cola
    Example sentences
    • Of course some rule changes over the years have taken away the ability of players to display the skill of fielding.
    • It will be good for the game to see a talented player like Mattie Forde display his skills in Croke Park before a large crowd.
    • It is about those players displaying the skill and commitment to come up with a winning strategy, for the sake of the greater good.


  • 2 (Computing, Electronics) digital/analog display
    visualizador digital/analógico
    (before noun) (screen/panel)
    de visualización (de datos)
    Example sentences
    • Combined finger touch and stylus detection system for use on the viewing surface of a visual display device
    • Unlike other systems, the device is not an overlay on the plasma display causing image degradation.
    • The insulator structure may also enhance the focus of electrons emitted by the field emitter device on the display screen.
    Example sentences
    • It's unavoidable that printing involves certain complications that are not present for screen display.
    • Image acquisition, storage, display and processing, and image transfer represent the basis of telemedicine.
    • While the resolution is not good enough for printing, it's fine for a computer program and screen display.
    Example sentences
    • The only signals required to be sent to the host were those necessary for us to see an exact image of the display on the remote computer.
    • And after the computer resizes the display, I ask her if it looks ok and whether she can read it.
    • An easy to read backlit LCD display shows folder, recording time and battery power remaining.
  • 3 (Journalism, Printing) (before noun) display advertising
    anuncios (masculine plural) destacados
    Example sentences
    • Incidentally, if you click on the analyzer, it switches through a number of different display styles.
    • Yet most appraisals of type technology and histories of proprietary typefounding still favor type for text instead of eye-catching display.
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