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showing

[ shoh-ing ]
/ ˈʃoʊ ɪŋ /
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noun
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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Origin of showing

before 950; Middle English schewing (gerund), Old English scēawung;see show, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for showing

showing
/ (ˈʃəʊɪŋ) /

noun
a presentation, exhibition, or display
manner of presentation; performance
evidence
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