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Meaning of PRESENTATION

Pronunciation:  `prezun'teyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view; "the presentation of new data"; "he gave the customer a demonstration"
  2. [n]  the activity of formally presenting something (as a prize or reward); "she gave the trophy but he made the presentation"
  3. [n]  a visual representation of something
  4. [n]  (obstetrics) position of the fetus in the uterus relative to the birth canal; "Cesarean sections are sometimes the result of abnormal presentations"
  5. [n]  the act of making something publicly available; presenting news or other information by broadcasting or printing it; "he prepared his presentation carefully in advance"
  6. [n]  the act of presenting a proposal
  7. [n]  formally making a person known to another or to the public
 

PRESENTATION is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: demonstration, display, intro, introduction, presentment
 
 See Also: attitude, ceremony, display, exhibition, exposure, first reading, informing, lecture demonstration, making known, performance, position, posture, production, proposal, proposition, reintroduction, representation, second reading, show, Snellen chart, spectacle, unveiling

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pres`en*ta"tion\, n. [L. praesentatio a showing,
representation: cf. F. pr['e]sentation.]
1. The act of presenting, or the state of being presented; a
   setting forth; an offering; bestowal.

         Prayers are sometimes a presentation of mere
         desires.                              --Hooker.

2. Hence, exhibition; representation; display; appearance;
   semblance; show.

         Under the presentation of the shoots his wit.
                                               --Shak.

3. That which is presented or given; a present; a gift, as,
   the picture was a presentation. [R.]

4. (Eccl.) The act of offering a clergyman to the bishop or
   ordinary for institution in a benefice; the right of
   presenting a clergyman.

         If the bishop admits the patron's presentation, the
         clerk so admitted is next to be instituted by him.
                                               --Blackstone.

5. (Med.) The particular position of the child during labor
   relatively to the passage though which it is to be brought
   forth; -- specifically designated by the part which first
   appears at the mouth of the uterus; as, a breech
   presentation.

{Presentation copy}, a copy of a book, engraving, etc.,
   presented to some one by the author or artist, as a token
   of regard.

 

 

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