Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to an exhibition.

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Examples

  • How much attention has been given by art experts to the question of the best possible "exhibitional" surroundings -- nearer and more distant -- for this, that and the other, among the great pictures of Europe?

    More Science From an Easy Chair

  • a stately edifice of stone erecting on Kildare Street for all sorts of educational and "exhibitional" purposes, with the help of an Imperial grant, I am told, and to be called the Leinster Hall.

    Ireland Under Coercion (2nd ed.) (1 of 2) (1888)

  • But conversely I would also dare to say that for me artistic output that has been generated solely for exhibitional purposes lacks the essence of what makes Second Life creativity meaningful, unique, compelling and vital; falling far short of the complexity of narrative that these stunning vehicles convey.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Strether, on the other hand, encaged and provided for as “The Ambassadors” encages and provides, has to keep in view proprieties much stiffer and more salutary than any our straight and credulous gape are likely to bring home to him, has exhibitional conditions to meet, in a word, that forbid the terrible FLUIDITY of self-revelation.

    The Ambassadors

  • -- The variety of foreign bodies that have been swallowed either accidentally or for exhibitional or suicidal purposes is enormous.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • The last act reduced too much, however, to mere exhibitional sensibility.

    Italian Hours

  • I must personally have lived during this pale predicament almost only by seeing what I could, after my incorrigible ambulant fashion -- a practice that may well have made me pass for bringing home nothing in the least exhibitional -- rather than by pursuing the inquiries and interests that agitated, to whatever intensity, our on the whole widening little circle.

    A Small Boy and Others

  • Strether, on the other hand, encaged and provided for as "The Ambassadors" encages and provides, has to keep in view proprieties much stiffer and more salutary than any our straight and credulous gape are likely to bring home to him, has exhibitional conditions to meet, in a word, that forbid the terrible FLUIDITY of self-revelation.

    The Ambassadors

  • The ban excludes small turtles when they are used for educational, exhibitional, or scientific purposes-not as pets.

    foodconsumer.org

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