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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exhibit  \Ex*hib"it\,  n. 
  1.  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. 
 
  2.  (Law)  A  document  produced  and  identified  in  court  for 
  future  use  as  evidence. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exhibit  \Ex*hib"it\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Exhibited};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Exhibiting}.]  [L.  exhibitus  p.  p.  of  exhibere  to 
  hold  forth,  to  tender,  exhibit;  ex  out  +  habere  to  have  or 
  hold  See  {Habit}.] 
  1.  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.  --Pope. 
 
  2.  (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.  --Clarendon. 
 
  3.  (Med.)  To  administer  as  a  remedy;  as  to  exhibit  calomel. 
 
  {To  exhibit  a  foundation  or  prize},  to  hold  it  forth  or  to 
  tender  it  as  a  bounty  to  candidates. 
 
  {To  exibit  an  essay},  to  declaim  or  otherwise  present  it  in 
  public.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exhibit 
  n  1:  an  object  or  statement  produced  before  a  court  of  law  and 
  referred  to  while  giving  evidence 
  2:  something  shown  to  the  public;  "the  museum  had  many  exhibits 
  of  oriental  art"  [syn:  {display},  {showing}] 
  v  1:  show  an  attribute,  property,  knowledge,  or  skill;  "he 
  exhibits  a  great  talent" 
  2:  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.."  [syn:  {expose},  {display}] 
  3:  show  or  demonstrate  something  to  an  interested  audience; 
  "She  shows  her  dogs  frequently";  "We  will  demo  the  new 
  software  in  Washington"  [syn:  {show},  {demo},  {present},  {demonstrate}] 
  4:  walk  ostentatiously;  "She  parades  her  new  husband  around 
  town"  [syn:  {parade},  {march}] 




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