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show

EN[ʃəʊ] [ʃoʊ] [-əʊ]
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WShow
  • Show may refer to:
  • Show (fair)
  • Show (animal), a judged event in the hobby of animal fancy
  • Conformation dog show
  • Cat show
  • Dog and pony show, an American idiom
  • Mr. Show, a sketch comedy series
  • Show, a 3G telecommunication service of Korea Telecom
  • Bloody show, a term used in labour medicine
  • A television program
  • A theatrical production
  • A concert
  • A radio program
  • A trade fair
  • Showtime (TV network)
  • Show (magazine), a men's magazine
  • Le Show, a weekly syndicated public radio show hosted by satirist Harry Shearer
  • Show (film), a 2002 film
FR show

    Definition of show in English Dictionary

  • NounPLshows
    1. NC A play, dance, or other entertainment.
      1. Then he commenced to talk, really talk. and inside of two flaps of a herring's fin he had me mesmerized, like Eben Holt's boy at the town hall show. He talked about the ills of humanity, and the glories of health and Nature and service and land knows what all.
    2. NC An exhibition of items.
      1. art show;  dog show
    3. NC A demonstration.
      1. show of force ‎
    4. NC A broadcast program/programme.
      1. radio show;  television show
    5. NC A movie.
      1. Let's catch a show. ‎
    6. NU Mere display or pomp with no substance.
      1. A project or presentation.
        1. Let's get on with the show.   Let's get this show on the road.   They went on an international road show to sell the shares to investors.   It was Apple's usual dog and pony show.
      2. (baseball, with “the”) The major leagues.
        1. He played AA ball for years, but never made it to the show. ‎
      3. (mining) OBS A pale blue flame at the top of a candle flame, indicating the presence of firedamp.
        1. OBS Semblance; likeness; appearance.
          1. (medicine) A discharge, from the vagina, of mucus streaked with blood, occurring a short time before labor.
          2. VerbSGshowsPRshowingPTshowedPPshownPPshowed
            1. VT To display, to have somebody see (something).
              1. The car's dull finish showed years of neglect. ‎
              2. All he had to show for four years of attendance at college was a framed piece of paper. ‎
            2. VT To bestow; to confer.
              1. to show mercy; to show favour
            3. VT To indicate (a fact) to be true; to demonstrate.
              1. He draws eclectically on studies of baboons, descriptive anthropological accounts of hunter-gatherer societies and, in a few cases, the fossil record. With this biological framework in place, Corning endeavors to show that the capitalist system as currently practiced in the United States and elsewhere is manifestly unfair.
            4. VT To guide or escort.
              1. Could you please show him on his way. He has overstayed his welcome. ‎
            5. VI To be visible, to be seen.
              1. Your bald patch is starting to show. ‎
            6. VI INF To put in an appearance; show up.
              1. We waited for an hour, but they never showed. ‎
            7. VI INF To have an enlarged belly and thus be recognizable as pregnant.
              1. VI (racing) To finish third, especially of horses or dogs.
                1. In the third race: Aces Up won, paying eight dollars; Blarney Stone placed, paying three dollars; and Cinnamon showed, paying five dollars. ‎
              2. OBS To have a certain appearance, such as well or ill, fit or unfit; to become or suit; to appear.
              3. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • It’s a lovely sequence cut too short because the show seems afraid to give itself over to romance and whimsy and wistfulness when it has wedgie jokes to deliver.
                  • Intraoperative histological analysis showed fibroconnective tissue that was negative for bacterial and fungal staining and cultures as well as negative for 16sRNA and 18sRNA.
                  • Time course analysis until 72 h after treatments showed that nanoencapsulation of atrazine enhanced the herbicidal activity in comparison with a commercial atrazine formulation.
                2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                  • Show all the gods how even a mere mortal can best Ares's plans and defeat his will
                3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • Now that the technical difficulties have been taken care of, let's get on with the show!
                  • Like most R&B stations, rap is dayparted after 6 p.m. but shunned between the hours of 9 p.m. and midnight, when the station runs its quiet storm show.
                  • The man rejected the business forum moderator's advice and decided to feed the troll by answering his irrelevant question whether he could host a game show.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                    • Singularia tantum
                      • Uncountable nouns
                    • Verbs
                      • Intransitive verbs
                        • Transitive verbs
                          • Verbs by inflection type
                            • Irregular verbs
                              • Verbs with weak preterite but strong past participle
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                        Grammatically, this word "show" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb, a transitive verb and a verbs by inflection type.
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