from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that demonstrates, such as a participant in a public display of opinion.
  • n. An article or product used in a demonstration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the forefinger
  • n. a person involved in a demonstration
  • n. an item, (particularly a vehicle), used for customer familiarisation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who demonstrates
  • n. one who proves anything with certainty, or establishes it by indubitable evidence.
  • n. one who shows how a certain device operates or a procedure is performed.
  • n. A teacher of practical anatomy.
  • n. a person who participates in a demonstration{7}.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who points out, exhibits, or explains by examples; specifically, in anatomy, one who exhibits, describes, and explains the parts when dissected; a teacher of practical anatomy.
  • n. One who demonstrates; one who proves anything with certainty or with indubitable evidence.
  • n. The index finger.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who demonstrates an article to a prospective buyer
  • n. someone who participates in a public display of group feeling
  • n. a teacher or teacher's assistant who demonstrates the principles that are being taught


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