The act of demonstrating; an exhibition; proof; especially, proof beyond the possibility of doubt; indubitable evidence, to the senses or reason.
The exhibition and explanation of a dissection or other anatomical preparation.
The act of proving by the syllogistic process, or the proof itself.
A course of reasoning showing that a certain result is a necessary consequence of assumed premises; -- these premises being definitions, axioms, and previously established propositions.
the act of showing how a certain device, machine or product operates, or how a procedure is performed; -- usually done for the purpose of inducing prospective customers to buy a product; as, a demonstration of the simple operation of a microwave oven.
a structured performance of an activity in order to show, rather than simply tell an audience how it is done
Describing "A-Effect," Brecht urged his actors to "demonstrate" the roles they played, rather than identifying with them in the mode of Stanislavsky System. Acting-as-demonstration keeps the audience aware of both the actor and the character at the same time.
This is the act of showing an audience how a product works.
(Mil.) a decisive exhibition of force, or a movement indicating an attack.
a show of force in an area where a decision is not sought, made with the aim of deceiving the enemy as to the true intentions of the attack.
a show of military force or preparedness; "he confused the enemy with feints and demonstrations"
In this strategic maneuver, used frequently during the Civil War, a detached unit from the main force made a show of strength on a portion of the enemy's line not actually targeted for attack, distracting the enemy while an attack was made elsewhere. Demonstrations were useful to large bodies of troops as well as small ones.
a public gathering of people to express some sentiment or feelings by explicit means, such as picketing, parading, carrying signs or shouting, usually in favor of or opposed to some action of government or of a business.
a public display of group feelings (usually of a political nature); "there were violent demonstrations against the war"
a public display of opinion - it is an expression of free-speech
A demonstration is an historically and geographically common form of nonviolent action by groups of people. The term "demonstration" was coined in the United States during the civil rights movement of the 1950s-1970s and refers to the public display of the common opinion of a group of people. Demonstrations are a form of activism, usually taking the form of a public gathering of people in a rally or walking in a march.
A nonexperimental technique in which some phenomenon is demonstrated and no control group is used.
a functional test using simple measurements, observations, and approved procedures
a technique used to show a process, procedure or a phenomenon
A procedure to verify system requirements that cannot be tested otherwise.
a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view; "the presentation of new data"; "he gave the customer a demonstration"
a visual presentation showing how something works; "the lecture was accompanied by dramatic demonstrations"; "the lecturer shot off a pistol as a demonstration of the startle response"
an event presented by organisation members for the public at large
Learners observe the performance of a task, operation, or procedure which demonstrates what something is, what is to be done, and/or how to do something. The demonstration may be live or pre-recorded. Used to make the explanation concrete and as a sensory reinforcement of learning in conjunction with a presentation. Often followed by performance or practice on the part of the learner.
An expression, as of the feelings, by outward signs; a manifestation; a show. See also sense 7 for a more specific related meaning.
a assembly in the sense of this definition
Each of us is always demonstrating at the level or our ability to know Truth. We manifest in our physical lives the things that are most in harmony with our thoughts and our words.