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showing

[shoh-ing] /ˈʃoʊ ɪŋ/
noun
1.
a show, display, or exhibition.
2.
the act of putting something on display.
3.
a performance or record considered for the impression it makes:
She made a bad showing in high school but did better in college.
4.
a setting forth or presentation, as of facts or conditions.
5.
Also called show piece. a rock specimen revealing the presence of a certain mineral.
Origin
950
before 950; Middle English schewing (gerund), Old English scēawung; see show, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for show-piece

showing

/ˈʃəʊɪŋ/
noun
1.
a presentation, exhibition, or display
2.
manner of presentation; performance
3.
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