HyperDic: presentation

English > 7 senses of the word presentation:
NOUNactpresentationthe activity of formally presenting something (as a prize or reward)
actpresentation, presentment, demonstrationa show or display
communicationpresentationthe act of making something publicly available
communicationpresentationthe act of presenting a proposal
artifactpresentation, displaya visual representation of something
communicationpresentation, introduction, introformally making a person known to another or to the public
attributepresentation(obstetrics) position of the fetus in the uterus relative to the birth canal
presentation > pronunciation
Soundspreh.zahntey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > presentation: 7 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe activity of formally presenting something (as a prize or reward).
Example"she gave the trophy but he made the presentation"
BroaderceremonyThe proper or conventional behavior on some solemn occasion
Spanishpresentación
Catalanpresentació
Verbspresenthand over formally
presentgive, especially as an honor or reward
English > presentation: 7 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view.
Example"the presentation of new data"
Synonymspresentment, demonstration
NarrowercounterdemonstrationA demonstration held in opposition to another demonstration
exhibitionThe act of exhibiting
exposurepresentation to view in an open or public manner
lecture demonstrationpresentation of an example of what the lecturer / lecturer is discoursing / discoursing about
performanceThe act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment
BroadershowThe act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
Spanishdemonstración, demostración, entrega, presentación
Catalandemostració, presentació
Verbspresentgive an exhibition of to an interested audience
English > presentation: 7 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningThe act of making something publicly available; presenting news or other information by broadcasting or printing it.
Example"he prepared his presentation carefully in advance"
NarrowerproductionA presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
unveilingputting on display for the first time
BroaderdisplayExhibiting openly in public view
Spanishpresentación
Catalanpresentació
Adjectivespresentationalof or relating to a presentation (especially in psychology or philosophy)
Verbspresentbring forward and present to the mind
presentdeliver (a speech, oration, or idea)
presentgive an exhibition of to an interested audience
English > presentation: 7 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningThe act of presenting a proposal.
Narrowerfirst readingThe first presentation of a bill in a legislature
second reading(US) the second presentation of a bill in a legislature
Broaderproposal, propositionThe act of making a proposal
Spanishpresentación
Catalanpresentació
Verbspresentdeliver (a speech, oration, or idea)
presentgive an exhibition of to an interested audience
English > presentation: 7 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA visual representation of something.
Synonymdisplay
NarrowerSnellen chartDisplay consisting of a printed card with letters and numbers in lines of decreasing size
floatAn elaborate display mounted on a platform carried by a truck (or pulled by a truck) in a procession or parade
spectacleAn elaborate and remarkable display on a lavish scale
BroaderrepresentationA creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
Spanishexhibición, muestra, presentación
Catalanexhibició, presentació
Verbspresentrepresent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture
English > presentation: 7 senses > noun 6, communication
Meaningformally making a person known to another or to the public.
Synonymsintroduction, intro
NarrowerdebutThe presentation of a debutante in society
reintroductionAn act of renewed introduction
Broaderinforming, making knownA speech act that conveys information
Spanishpresentación
Catalanpresentació
Verbspresentcause to come to know personally
presentformally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc.
English > presentation: 7 senses > noun 7, attribute
Meaning(obstetrics) position of the fetus in the uterus relative to the birth canal.
Example"Cesarean sections are sometimes the result of abnormal presentations"
Categoryobstetrics, OB, tocology, midwiferyThe branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
Broaderposition, posture, attitudeThe arrangement of the body and its limbs

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