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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exhibition  \Ex`hi*bi"tion\,  n.  [L.  exhibitio  a  delivering:  cf 
  F.  exhibition.] 
  1.  The  act  of  exhibiting  for  inspection,  or  of  holding  forth 
  to  view;  manifestation;  display. 
 
  2.  That  which  is  exhibited,  held  forth,  or  displayed;  also 
  any  public  show  a  display  of  works  of  art,  or  of  feats  of 
  skill,  or  of  oratorical  or  dramatic  ability;  as  an 
  exhibition  of  animals;  an  exhibition  of  pictures,  statues, 
  etc.;  an  industrial  exhibition. 
 
  3.  Sustenance;  maintenance;  allowance,  esp.  for  meat  and 
  drink;  pension.  Specifically:  (Eng.  Univ.)  Private 
  benefaction  for  the  maintenance  of  scholars. 
 
  What  maintenance  he  from  his  friends  receives,  Like 
  exhibition  thou  shalt  have  from  me  --Shak. 
 
  I  have  given  more  exhibitions  to  scholars,  in  my 
  days,  than  to  the  priests.  --Tyndale. 
 
  4.  (Med.)  The  act  of  administering  a  remedy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exhibition 
  n  1:  the  act  of  exhibiting;  "a  remarkable  exhibition  of 
  musicianship" 
  2:  a  collection  of  things  (goods  or  works  of  art  etc.)  for 
  public  display  [syn:  {exposition},  {expo}] 




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