|1.||the act of presenting or state of being presented|
|2.||the manner of presenting, esp the organization of visual details to create an overall impression: the presentation of the project is excellent but the content poor|
|3.||the method of presenting: his presentation of the facts was muddled|
|4.||a verbal report presented with illustrative material, such as slides, graphs, etc: a presentation on the company results|
|5.||a. an offering or bestowal, as of a gift|
|b. (as modifier): a presentation copy of a book|
|6.||a performance or representation, as of a play|
|7.||the formal introduction of a person, as into society or at court; debut|
|8.||the act or right of nominating a clergyman to a benefice|
|9.||med the position of a baby relative to the birth canal at the time of birth|
|10.||commerce another word for presentment|
|11.||television linking material between programmes, such as announcements, trailers, or weather reports|
|12.||an archaic word for gift|
|13.||philosophy a sense datum|
|14.||(often capital) another name for (feast of) Candlemas|
presentation pres·en·ta·tion (prěz'ən-tā'shən, prē'zən-)
The act of presenting.
The position of the fetus in the uterus at the beginning of labor, described in terms of the part that emerges or is felt first.
The part of the fetal body in advance during birth.
in childbirth, the position of the fetus at the time of delivery. The presenting part is the part of the fetus that can be touched by the obstetrician when he probes with his finger through the opening in the cervix, the outermost portion of the uterus, which projects into the vagina. In nearly all deliveries the presenting part is the vertex, the top of the head; in 3 or 4 percent of deliveries, it is the breech (buttocks). Face presentation and transverse (cross) presentation are rare
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