display

display
I. display di‧splay 1 [dɪˈspleɪ] noun
1. [countable, uncountable] MARKETING an attractive arrangement of objects for people to look at or buy, for example in a shop:

• enormous shops with beautiful window displays

• the wide range of goods on display

ˈisland diˌsplay [countable]
MARKETING a structure showing goods for people to buy which is in a space by itself on the floor of a shop
2. [uncountable] MARKETING printing or page design to attract people's attention, used especially in advertisements:

• big display adverts with prominent slogans

3. [countable] COMPUTING the text or pictures you see on a computer screen, or the style, colour, brightness etc of this:

• the use of different kinds of devices to control a display on the computer monitor

• Select `Display' and a dialogue box will appear with a choice of screen display options.

  [m0] II. display display 2 verb [transitive]
1. to arrange objects in an attractive way for people to look at or buy, for example in a shop:

• The clothes were beautifully displayed.

2. COMPUTING if a computer displays information, it shows it on its screen:

• If you try to open a document that is already open, the software will display an error message.

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display UK US /dɪˈspleɪ/ noun
[C] MARKETING, COMMERCE a collection of products or objects arranged for people to look at or buy in a store: »

The company has launched a new range of toiletries with a gloriously bright green in-store display of fresh grass.

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a display window/shelf/counter

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a window display

[U] MARKETING, COMMERCE the act of arranging goods or objects for people to look at or buy in a store: »

The window dresser is responsible for choosing items for display in the stores.

[C or U] IT the words and pictures that you see on a computer screen or other piece of electronic equipment: »

Data projectors allow any computer display to be shown on large screens or white walls in class or the school hall.

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Check the on-screen display to ensure that it makes sense to you.

[C] IT a screen that is part of a computer system or other piece of equipment: »

Watch the cash register display at the checkout counter to see how much you are spending.

display monitor/panel/screen »

He showed me the picture on his digital camera's display screen.

on display — Cf. on display
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display UK US /dɪˈspleɪ/ verb [T]
MARKETING, COMMERCE to arrange goods or objects for people to look at or buy in a store: display prices/products »

The contract with retailers governs how they display our product in stores.

clearly/prominently displayed »

At the business premises, the name and address of the proprietor must be clearly displayed.

IT to show words, pictures, etc. on a screen: »

The 10 pages with the highest score are displayed on your screen.

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Most websites get revenue from ads displayed to visitors.

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Retailers should display delivery times and costs on their websites.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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