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1. short for demonstration
a. a demonstration record or tape, used for audition purposes
b. a demonstration of a prototype system


(organic chemistry)


/de'moh/ 1. A demonstration of a product, often of an early version or prototype. A demo is a far more effective way of inducing bugs to manifest themselves than any number of test runs, especially when important people are watching.

2. demo version.

3. A program written to demonstrate the programmer's coding ability and/or the power of the computer it runs on. Such demos are nearly always written in machine code and traditionally feature scrolling text about the author, his friends, his code and anything else he fancies and animated graphics.
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DON'T FORGET to use an extra helping of hair gel the day of the demo.
Each sales branch received early-build machines that they could use to generate local exposure through farm shows, demos and so on.
Whether you're trying to sell products on the Internet, provide interactive training to customers or employees, or provide sales representatives with effective marketing tools, Turbo Demo lets you create eye-catching demonstrations quickly and easily.
We congratulate the other DEMOgods, all of the other DEMO 07 presenters, and the DEMO conference organizers for a fantastic event.
For more than 16 years, DEMO has established a reputation for identifying and presenting to an elite audience the products most likely to have a significant impact on the marketplace and market trends in the coming year.
In honor of Shipley's long-standing history with the conference, DEMO has invited 16 legendary alumni back to the DEMO stage.
We fiew into Sydney and had the good old unscheduled demo one day after arriving.
on the MGM, Warwick, Canadian American and Amy labels as Jerry Landis and graduated to the higher echelons of the demo business.
Helium excels at bringing order to user-contributed content, and it has hit upon an obvious unmet market need," said Chris Shipley, DEMO 2007 executive producer.
This time of year we are focused on our selection process for the next conference, and it is nice to take the time to check-in on our alumni and track their progress," said Chris Shipley, product analyst and executive producer of the DEMO conferences.
We were scheduled to do a demo at the Aero Skatepark, but the cops were demanding the park owner give them money or they wouldn't let the demo happen.