- ▪ I. display di‧splay 1 [dɪˈspleɪ] noun1. [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 displayˈisland diˌsplay [countable]MARKETING a structure showing goods for people to buy which is in a space by itself on the floor of a shop2. [uncountable] MARKETING printing or page design to attract people's attention, used especially in advertisements:
• big display adverts with prominent slogans3. [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.
* * *Ⅰ.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.»
a display window/shelf/counter»
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.»
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 displayⅡ.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.»
Most websites get revenue from ads displayed to visitors.»
Retailers should display delivery times and costs on their websites.
Financial and business terms. 2012.