a show, display, or exhibition.
the act of putting something on display.
a performance or record considered for the impression it makes: She made a bad showing in high school but did better in college.
a setting forth or presentation, as of facts or conditions.
Also called show piece . a rock specimen revealing the presence of a certain mineral.
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How to use showing in a sentence
After an impressive showing at an officials’ camp, she was working college games.A referee and two champion coaches showed that a woman’s place is on a Super Bowl field | Cindy Boren | February 8, 2021 | Washington Post
La Mesa City Councilwoman Akilah Weber, Weber’s daughter, seems poised to make a strong showing for the seat after receiving an endorsement from Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins this week.VOSD Podcast: Vaccines Are Complicating School Plans | Nate John | January 29, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
Rutgers direly needed a good showing over the weekend to halt a five-game slide.NCAA tournament bracketology: Oklahoma State will probably make it despite its postseason ban | Patrick Stevens | January 26, 2021 | Washington Post
The rallies he held for them in northern Georgia also appear to have contributed to their strong showings in and around the counties where the President appeared.Betting odds heavily favored Georgia’s GOP candidates, then suddenly collapsed. What went wrong? | Shawn Tully | January 7, 2021 | Fortune
Tickets, which are required for viewing the online showing of the film, can be purchased at a discount using the code STSP20 and selecting a “non-member” purchase option, according to Mattachine Society of Washington.
In front of this strange structure are two blank-faced, well-dressed models showing off the latest in European minimalism.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion | Nina Strochlic | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Almost all of the network and cable news channels said that they would not be showing the cartoons either.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead | Luke O’Neil | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
The account goes some way in showing just how present the Quds and other forces are in Iraq at this point in time.What an Iranian Funeral Tells Us About the Wars in Iraq | IranWire | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
We also have a growing body of biological research showing that fathers, like mothers, are hard-wired to care for children.
Such was the importance of showing the country that he was a “different kind of Democrat.”
A certain light was beginning to dawn dimly within her,—the light which, showing the way, forbids it.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
From several doorways other men emerged, some of martial bearing, showing that the place was garrisoned to some extent.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
They had proceeded a mile when Bruno came running back, showing by his manner he had news to impart.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
An incident of the campaign of 1806 gave the Marshal's enemies an excellent opening for showing their dislike.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
I have been accused of showing irreverence towards these barbarous kings and priests.God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
British Dictionary definitions for showing
a presentation, exhibition, or display
manner of presentation; performance
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