Meaning of DISPLAY in English

DISPLAY

I.

noun

1 arrangement of things

ADJECTIVE

▪ attractive , beautiful , colourful/colorful , dazzling , excellent , fine , good , interesting , stunning

▪ eye-catching , prominent

There was a prominent ~ of her photographs in the living room.

▪ special

▪ public

▪ permanent , temporary

▪ static

The jewels are normally kept on static ~ in the museum.

▪ audio-visual , interactive , visual

An audio-visual ~ gives visitors an idea of what life was like aboard a sailing ship.

▪ floral ( esp. BrE )

a beautiful floral ~ in the park

▪ in-store , wall , window

▪ museum , shop ( esp. BrE ), store ( esp. AmE )

VERB + DISPLAY

▪ have

The museum has a fine ~ of old medical instruments.

▪ feature

The show featured a ~ of some of Mack's costume designs.

▪ arrange , create , mount ( esp. BrE )

We plan to mount a ~ of the children's work in the lobby area.

▪ go on

Examples of her work will go on permanent ~ in the new museum.

▪ put sth on

The birds were put on ~ at the zoological society.

▪ see , view

People waited for hours to see the ~.

DISPLAY + VERB

▪ illustrate sth , show sth

The ~ illustrates the traditional industries of the town.

▪ feature sth , include sth

The ~ includes examples of her work in progress.

DISPLAY + NOUN

▪ board , cabinet ( esp. BrE ), case , rack , shelf , stand

a glass-fronted ~ cabinet

▪ window ( esp. AmE )

the ~ windows of a department store

▪ area , space

The spacious lobby also functions as a ~ area.

PREPOSITION

▪ on ~

Designs for the new museum are on public ~ in the library.

On ~ are necklaces and bracelets made from amber.

▪ ~ of

a ~ of Roman coins

2 performing a skill

ADJECTIVE

▪ astonishing , awesome , breathtaking , brilliant , devastating ( esp. BrE ), great , impressive , magnificent , outstanding , spectacular , spirited ( BrE ), superb ( esp. BrE ), virtuoso

a virtuoso ~ of guitar playing

▪ disappointing ( BrE ), lacklustre ( BrE ), poor ( esp. BrE )

▪ firework ( esp. BrE ), fireworks

▪ pyrotechnic

The sun set in a pyrotechnic ~ that burned up the whole sky.

▪ aerial , aerobatic , air , flying , parachute ( BrE )

Hundreds of people experienced the dramatic aerial ~.

the RAF Falcon parachute ~ team

▪ courtship , mating , sexual

VERB + DISPLAY

▪ give , perform , put on

The male performs a magnificent courtship ~.

They put on a spectacular fireworks ~.

▪ treat sb to

The crowd was treated to an impressive ~ of tennis.

▪ see , watch

DISPLAY + NOUN

▪ team

an aerobatic ~ team

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ of

They gave a virtuoso ~ of disco dancing.

3 showing a particular feeling/quality

ADJECTIVE

▪ rare

▪ impressive , incredible , striking

Members of the community closed ranks in an impressive ~ of unity.

▪ open , public

an open ~ of affection for her husband

▪ outward

Despite his outward ~ of friendliness, I sensed he was concealing something.

▪ conspicuous , ostentatious , overt

an ostentatious ~ of wealth

▪ elaborate , extravagant

He made an elaborate ~ of surprise.

▪ aggressive

There may be specific events which trigger aggressive ~s in your dog.

VERB + DISPLAY

▪ see , witness

I witnessed a rare ~ of affection between them.

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ of

She slammed the door behind her in a ~ of ill-temper.

4 on a computer screen, etc.

ADJECTIVE

▪ computer , screen

▪ data , graphical ( esp. AmE ), graphics , video , visual

▪ colour/color , monochrome

▪ high-resolution , low-resolution

a high-resolution computer ~

▪ LCD , LED , liquid crystal , plasma

▪ flat-panel ( esp. AmE ), flat-screen , widescreen

▪ analogue/analog , digital

DISPLAY + VERB

▪ indicate sth , show sth

The LCD ~ shows the time in hours and minutes.

DISPLAY + NOUN

▪ device , panel , screen , unit

~ screen equipment

a visual ~ unit

▪ system

II.

verb

ADVERB

▪ clearly , prominently

His football trophies were prominently ~ed in the kitchen.

▪ proudly

▪ openly , publicly

PREPOSITION

▪ to

She proudly ~ed her certificate to her parents.

Display is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ gallery , ↑ monitor , ↑ museum , ↑ shop

Display is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ advertisement , ↑ affection , ↑ affinity , ↑ aggression , ↑ aptitude , ↑ array , ↑ arrogance , ↑ art , ↑ attitude , ↑ badge , ↑ banner , ↑ behaviour , ↑ bias , ↑ bravery , ↑ characteristic , ↑ collection , ↑ commitment , ↑ competence , ↑ confidence , ↑ contempt , ↑ courage , ↑ decrease , ↑ document , ↑ elegance , ↑ emotion , ↑ exhibit , ↑ exhibition , ↑ exuberance , ↑ genitals , ↑ graphics , ↑ grit , ↑ heroism , ↑ ignorance , ↑ image , ↑ independence , ↑ indifference , ↑ information , ↑ ingenuity , ↑ initiative , ↑ insensitivity , ↑ intolerance , ↑ judgement , ↑ knack , ↑ logo , ↑ loyalty , ↑ map , ↑ mastery , ↑ maturity , ↑ modesty , ↑ originality , ↑ page , ↑ painting , ↑ perseverance , ↑ picture , ↑ piece , ↑ portrait , ↑ poster , ↑ preference , ↑ property , ↑ prowess , ↑ quality , ↑ range , ↑ reluctance , ↑ remorse , ↑ sculpture , ↑ sense , ↑ sensitivity , ↑ sign , ↑ skill , ↑ spirit , ↑ subtlety , ↑ symbol , ↑ symptom , ↑ tact , ↑ talent , ↑ taste , ↑ tendency , ↑ trait , ↑ wares , ↑ wealth , ↑ willingness , ↑ work

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