• WordNet 3.6
    • v exhibit walk ostentatiously "She parades her new husband around town"
    • v exhibit to show, make visible or apparent "The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month","Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?","National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship"
    • v exhibit give an exhibition of to an interested audience "She shows her dogs frequently","We will demo the new software in Washington"
    • v exhibit show an attribute, property, knowledge, or skill "he exhibits a great talent"
    • n exhibit something shown to the public "the museum had many exhibits of oriental art"
    • n exhibit an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidence
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Some of the large Stores are giving exhibitions Some of the large Stores are giving exhibitions
Paris Exhibition telescope Paris Exhibition telescope
The First Telegraphic Instrument, as Exhibited in 1837 by Morse The First Telegraphic Instrument, as Exhibited in 1837 by Morse

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The banana was officially introduced in 1876 in the U.S. at the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition. The bananas were wrapped in tinfoil and were sold for 10 cents each
    • Exhibit (Law) A document produced and identified in court for future use as evidence.
    • Exhibit Any article, or collection of articles, displayed to view, as in an industrial exhibition; a display; as, this exhibit was marked A; the English exhibit.
    • Exhibit (Med) To administer as a remedy; as, to exhibit calomel.
    • Exhibit To hold forth or present to view; to produce publicly, for inspection; to show, especially in order to attract notice to what is interesting; to display; as, to exhibit commodities in a warehouse, a picture in a gallery. "Exhibiting a miserable example of the weakness of mind and body."
    • Exhibit (Law) To submit, as a document, to a court or officer, in course of proceedings; also, to present or offer officially or in legal form; to bring, as a charge. "He suffered his attorney-general to exhibit a charge of high treason against the earl."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Bananas were officially introduced to the American public at the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition. Each banana was wrapped in foil and sold for 10 cents. Before that time, bananas came to America on the decks of sailing ships as sailors took a few stems home after traveling in the Caribbean.
    • exhibit To offer or present to view; present for inspection; place on show: as, to exhibit, paintings; to exhibit an invention; to exhibit documents in court.
    • exhibit To display; manifest conspicuously; bring to light; furnish or constitute: as, to exhibit an example of bravery or generosity.
    • exhibit To present for consideration; bring forward publicly or officially; make a presentation of.
    • exhibit In medicine, to administer, as a specified drug.
    • exhibit In English universities, to hold forth (a foundation or prize) to be competed for by candidates.
    • exhibit To present or declaim (a speech or an essay) in public.
    • exhibit To make an exhibition; open a show; present something to public view: as, to exhibit at the Academy.
    • exhibit In universities, to offer or present an exhibition.
    • exhibit To present an essay in public; speak in public at an exhibition or college commencement.
    • n exhibit Anything or any collection of things exhibited publicly: as, the Japanese exhibit in the Paris Exposition.
    • n exhibit A showing; specifically, a written recital or report showing the state of any matter at a particular date, as of the estate of a bankrupt, etc.
    • n exhibit In law, a paper attached to a contract, pleading, affidavit, or other principal instrument, identified in and referred to by it; a document offered in evidence in an action, and marked to identify it or authenticate it for future reference.
    • n exhibit Synonyms See exhibition.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In Pocatello, Idaho, a law passed in 1912 provided that "The carrying of concealed weapons is forbidden, unless same are exhibited to public view."
    • v.t Exhibit egz-ib′it to hold forth or present to view: to present formally or publicly
    • n Exhibit (law) a document produced in court to be used as evidence: something exhibited: an article at an exhibition
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  • Robert Freeman
    Robert Freeman
    “Character is not made in a crisis -- it is only exhibited.”
  • Alphonse Karr
    Alphonse Karr
    “Everyone has three characters, that which they exhibit, that which they have, and that which they think they have.”
  • Alphonse Karr
    Alphonse Karr
    “Every man has three characters -- that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.”
  • O. S. Hawkins
    O. S. Hawkins
    “What makes a church great in the eyes of God? Participation, proclamation, preservation, and propagation. Every church ought to exhibit all four.”
  • William S. Burroughs
    “Humility is indeed beatness, a compulsory virtue that no one exhibits unless he has to.”
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    “A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. exhibitus, p. p. of exhibere, to hold forth, to tender, exhibit; ex, out + habere, to have or hold. See Habit


In literature:

When calm, the transparency of the water exhibits the bottom to the depth of thirty fathoms.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 57, No. 352, February 1845" by Various
From the Parliament Buildings the Prince drove through the packed town to the Exhibition ground.
"Westward with the Prince of Wales" by W. Douglas Newton
I went yesterday to Edward Irving's chapel to hear him preach, and witness the exhibition of the tongues.
"The Greville Memoirs" by Charles C. F. Greville
The second variety exhibits considerable diversity in form.
"Ancient art of the province of Chiriqui, Colombia" by William Henry Holmes
THE WOODBEE for January exhibits amateur journalism at its best.
"Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
This very simple structure is exhibited in many of the tales which have come down to us from early centuries.
"Materials and Methods of Fiction" by Clayton Hamilton
But Rawleigh found it required some more visible and alarming disease than such ridiculous scenes had exhibited.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
They, like guilty men, dislike to exhibit their permits to leave the country at the depots.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
Nor would he give up the exhibition of his academic learning.
"Talkers" by John Bate
Its great, and hitherto successfully cultivated department, Astronomy, exhibited no farther advance.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)" by John William Draper

In poetry:

"She makes me perch upon a tree,
Rewarding me with 'Sweety - nice!'
And threatens to exhibit me
With four or five performing mice."
"Baines Carew, Gentleman" by William Schwenck Gilbert
DEMON. These are fables which the learned
First made use of, to exhibit
Underneath the names of gods
What in truth was but a hidden
System of philosophy.
"The Wonder-Working Magician - Act I" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Traitors and cowards our names shall be ever,
If for a moment we turn from the chase;
For ages exhibited, scoffed at, and gibbeted,
As emblems of all that was servile and base!
"Ireland’s Vow" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
The earth does not exhibit itself, nor refuse to exhibit itself—
possesses still underneath;
Underneath the ostensible sounds, the august chorus of heroes, the
wail of slaves,
"Carol Of Words" by Walt Whitman
At the International Exhibition, and the Isle of Man Exhibition,
He got a gold medal from each, in recognition
Of his Scotch Tweeds, so good and grand,
Which cannot be surpassed in fair Scotland.
"Lines in Praise of Mr. J. Graham Henderson, Hawick" by William Topaz McGonagall
Thrice welcome home to Hawick, Mr J. Graham Henderson,
For by your Scotch tweeds a great honour you have won;
By exhibiting your beautiful tweeds at the World's Fair
You have been elected judge of Australian and American wools while there.
"A Tribute to Mr J. Graham Henderson, The World's Fair Judge" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

An "ABC" educational game, from the exhibit, "Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow.
For this podcast, 3 pharmacists were interviewed on issues relating to preventing stroke in atrial fibrillation at the 46th ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition, held in December 2011 in New Orleans.
Long-Exposure Photo Exhibit By Atta Kim At NBMAA.
In the "Sex Series" (2003), part of the "On-Air" exhibition, a couple making love was photographed for one hour.
Is it a class, a demo, a party, or a gallery exhibit.
Doug MacCash / The Times-Picayune Artist Myrtle Von Damitz III conceived the ' Automata ' exhibit as a showcase for little-known artists producing sculptural machines.
The United States had to take a pass when offered a choice exhibition space at the great Paris show of modern design in 1925, the "Exposition des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes".
James Bond exhibit at Bell Lightbox.
2,000-year-old nomadic treasures, shielded from the Taliban and nearly lost, resurface in a stunning exhibition in Paris.
MORRIS MUSEUM An image from the "Small World" exhibition.
Pinhead-sized sights are blown up to dazzling proportions in Nikon's International Small World Exhibition, now showing at the Morris Museum.
The Seattle Ballhawks continued their predatory ways in their final exhibition game Thursday at CenturyLink Field, forcing a pair of turnovers in the first half against the Oakland Raiders.
These CEOs may not have made it to the major leagues as athletes, but they did exhibit sports prowess at the high school and collegiate level.
It is hard to believe that the Claude Monet exhibition just opened at the Art Institute of Chicago is the first major overview of his paintings to be organized in the United States in a generation.
The works exhibited prove that there are as many Africas as there are artistic visions.

In science:

Moreover they exhibit a wide range of properties in common with higher dimensional DT systems .
Matter Correlations in Branched Polymers
Regularly nonuniform spin- 1 2 isotropic X Y chain may exhibit a non-zero transverse magnetization at the zero average transverse field.
Thermodynamic properties of the periodic nonuniform spin-1/2 isotropic XY chains in a transverse field
Interestingly, the equilibrium structures exhibit the same monotonicity properties as the jammed structures, i.e., T increases with increasing Q and the degree of order increases with the packing fraction.
Is Random Close Packing of Spheres Well Defined?
This exhibits a spectrum of mass exponents θ, whose exact numerical values are given for which x−θ or tθz has the dimension of particle size distribution function c(x, t) where z is the kinetic exponent.
Formation of a New Class of Random Fractals in Fragmentation with Mass Loss
The small-world network exhibits unusual connection properties.
Random spread on the family of small-world networks