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Exhibition meaning

exhibition - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. The act of exhibiting for inspection, or of holding forth to view; manifestation; display.
  2. 2. That which is exhibited, held forth, or displayed; also, any public show; a display of works of art, or of feats of skill, or of oratorical or dramatic ability; as, an exhibition of animals; an exhibition of pictures, statues, etc.; an industrial exhibition.
  3. 3. Sustenance; maintenance; allowance, esp. for meat and drink; pension. Specifically: ( Eng. Univ.) Private benefaction for the maintenance of scholars.
  4. 4. The act of administering a remedy.
  5. 5. Display; show; public spectacle.

exhibition - examples of usage

  1. So delighted was her former owner with this exhibition of affection for the farm, and with her wonderful memory, that he offered her purchaser the price he had received; and to the day of her death- when she had reached the mature age, for a sheep, of seventeen years- she remained a constant resident on her native farm. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. She has got a little bit of color into the fall exhibition; but the fall exhibition is never so good as the spring exhibition. - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  3. I was led to this practice by observing that cows or heifers that had run on the whole season up to the time of exhibition, when put to the bull on their arrival from the show, were got in calf at once. - "Cattle and Cattle-breeders", William M'Combie.
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