a recording of a new song or of one performed by an unknown singer or singing group, distributed to disc jockeys, recording companies, etc., to demonstrate the merits of the song or performer.
demolition (def. 1): He does flooring and demo for a living.
to try out or exhibit the use of (a product, process, or the like): You can demo the game without downloading or buying it.
to record (a song) to demonstrate the merits of the song or performer.
Other definitions for Demo (2 of 3)
a member of the Democratic Party; Democrat.
Other definitions for demo- (3 of 3)
a combining form occurring in loanwords from Greek, where it meant “people” (democratic); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (demography).
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How to use demo in a sentence
It’s one thing to go on a road and have an autonomous vehicle in a demo.Is it Too Late for General Motors to Go Electric? (Ep. 442) | Stephen J. Dubner | December 3, 2020 | Freakonomics
That’s a lot of key demo attention on a part of the app in which Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel sees real upside.‘A hybrid of entertainment and commerce’: How NTWRK made over $100,000 from selling goods via Snapchat | Seb Joseph | December 2, 2020 | Digiday
The demo displayed a representation of the cars’ fields of vision, including Cruise’s computer-modeling of routes, traffic, pedestrians, and other urban obstacles.Cruise CEO: Self-driving car market is ‘literally trillions of dollars’ | rhhackettfortune | December 1, 2020 | Fortune
The company says that it’s undertaken a number of upgrades based on that first try, however, including updates to the engine systems, carrier aircraft and data systems to hopefully have a better demo flight the second time around.Virgin Orbit targets launch window on December 19 for second orbital test launch | Darrell Etherington | November 30, 2020 | TechCrunch
A demo stripped of AR shows how in-game elements impact the actual kart speed.
British Dictionary definitions for demo (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for demo- (2 of 2)
indicating people or population: demography
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