demo


demo

noun \ˈde-(ˌ)mō\

: an example of a product that is not yet ready to be sold

: an act of showing someone how something is used or done

: a recording that musicians make in order to show what their music is like

plural dem·os

Full Definition of DEMO

1
capitalized :  democrat 2
2
a :  demonstration 1b
b British :  demonstration 4
3
a :  demonstrator a
b :  a recording intended to show off a song or performer to a record producer
c :  an example of a product that is not yet ready to be sold <a demo version of the software>
4
:  demographic 2

Examples of DEMO

  1. She will be showing a demo of the company's new alarm system.
  2. a demo version of the software
  3. I saw a demo on how to use the computer program.
  4. The salesman gave us a demo of the vacuum cleaner, and it seemed to work very well.
  5. They sent the demo to several record companies.
  6. She cut a demo last week.

First Known Use of DEMO

1793

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