- the position of the fetus in the uterus during labor.
- the appearance of a particular part of the fetus at the cervix during labor: a breech presentation.
Origin of presentation
Related Words for presentationoffering, submission, show, introduction, appearance, delivery, production, reception, proposal, demonstration, display, proposition, pitch, remembrance, giving, arrangement, exposition, exhibition, rendition, award
Examples from the Web for presentation
Contemporary Examples of presentation
We were scoring it like the Olympics: presentation, technique.Nigel Lythgoe on How to Save Reality TV, ‘On the Town,’ and ‘Brokeback Ballroom’
October 22, 2014
She had been seeking not only access to the presentation materials, but also a list of ACE members who attended the webinar.
However, the message in the presentation slides is clear: Universities, cover your ass.
McCaskill had previously been denied access to the presentation, which she requested last month.
The presentation is complete with videos of Royal wedding playing in the background.Here Comes the Bride…In Flaming Red: Two Centuries of Colorful Wedding Dresses
May 7, 2014
Historical Examples of presentation
He concluded by formally moving the presentation of the address to the Queen.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
Linda stood up as she made the presentation and the Judge arose with her.Her Father's Daughter
The person could not be disowned, while the presentation was acknowledged.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I
Francis Augustus Cox
The presentation of the adarga was equivalent to an offer of peace.Gomez Arias
Joaqun Telesforo de Trueba y Coso
This kind of presentation to the public was most warmly received.
- an offering or bestowal, as of a gift
- (as modifier)a presentation copy of a book
late 14c., "act of presenting," from Old French presentacion (13c.), from Latin praesentationem (nominative praesentatio) "a placing before," noun of action from past participle stem of praesentare (see present (v.)). Meaning "that which is offered or presented" is mid-15c.; that of "a theatrical or other representation" is recorded from c.1600. Related: Presentational.