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

  • n. A display case or cabinet, as in a store or museum.
  • n. A setting in which someone or something may be displayed, especially to advantage.
  • transitive v. To display prominently, especially to advantage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A case for displaying merchandise or valuable items.
  • n. A setting, occasion, or medium for exhibiting something or someone, especially in an attractive or favorable aspect.
  • v. To display, demonstrate, show, or present.

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

  • n. a setting in which something can be displayed to best effect
  • n. a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home


From show +‎ case. (Wiktionary)



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