A display

A display

[′ā di‚splā]
(electronics)
A radar oscilloscope display in cartesian coordinates; the targets appear as vertical deflection lines; their Y coordinates are proportional to signal intensity; their X coordinates are proportional to distance to targets.
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And that she should seem to consider me a spectacle, and totally overlook her own merits in that respect, was another puzzling thing, and a display of magnanimity, too, that was surprising in one so young.
True it is, that on that occasion there was far too great a concourse of persons present for your courage to be observed, and on that account, perhaps, you did not reveal it; while here, it would be a display, and would excite remark -- you wish that others should talk about you, in what manner you do not care.
It is just like that Fourtou, who always wants to make a display.
Passing along Sutter Street, her eye was attracted by a display in the small window of a small shop.
He said good-bye to him at the station on their return from a bear hunt, at which they had had a display of Russian prowess kept up all night.
There was no member of it in whom I regretted this sad want of principle so much as Miss Murray herself; not only because she had taken a fancy to me, but because there was so much of what was pleasant and prepossessing in herself, that, in spite of her failings, I really liked her--when she did not rouse my indignation, or ruffle my temper by TOO great a display of her faults.
Five youngsters from the Action for Children project Fostering Middlesbrough made the trip to the capital to a display entitled, Art Matters: The Maharaja's Procession.
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