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Definition of Demonstration

Demonstration

  1. The act of demonstrating; an exhibition; proof; especially, proof beyond the possibility of doubt; indubitable evidence, to the senses or reason.
  2. An expression, as of the feelings, by outward signs; a manifestation; a show.
  3. The exhibition and explanation of a dissection or other anatomical preparation.
  4. (Mil.) a decisive exhibition of force, or a movement indicating an attack.
  5. The act of proving by the syllogistic process, or the proof itself.
  6. 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.

Demonstration Quotations

The simple act of saying 'thank you' is a demonstration of gratitude in response to an experience that was meaningful to a customer or citizen.
Simon Mainwaring

Companies that are willing to share, to withhold in order to further the growth of the company, willing to try to get a better atmosphere through a demonstration of democratic principles, fairness and cooperation, a better product, those will win in the end.
E. O. Wilson

Looking ahead, future generations may learn their social skills from robots in the first place. The cute yellow Keepon robot from Carnegie Mellon University has shown the ability to facilitate social interactions with autistic children. Morphy at the University of Washington happily teaches gestures to children by demonstration.
Daniel H. Wilson

I got my head bashed in at a demonstration against the Vietnam War. Police were losing control because they were up against a world they really didn't understand.
Terry Gilliam

But it is impossible to divide a cube into two cubes, or a fourth power into fourth powers, or generally any power beyond the square into like powers; of this I have found a remarkable demonstration. This margin is too narrow to contain it.
Pierre de Fermat
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Demonstration Translations

demonstration in Dutch is demonstratie, vertoning, bewijs
demonstration in German is Demonstration, Kundgebung, Demonstration, Beweis
demonstration in Italian is presentazione
demonstration in Swedish is bevisande, demonstration
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