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Exhibitions

Exhibition
1. The act of exhibiting for inspection, or of holding forth to view; manifestation; display.
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. Sustenance; maintenance; allowance, especially. For meat and drink; pension.
(Science: engineering) Specifically: private benefaction for the maintenance of scholars. What maintenance he from his friends receives, like exhibition thou shalt have from me. (Shak) I have given more exhibitions to scholars, in my days, than to the priests. (Tyndale)
4. (Science: medicine) The act of administering a remedy.
Origin: L. Exhibitio a delivering: cf. F. Exhibition.


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