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demo

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noun \ˈde-(ˌ)mō\

Simple Definition of demo

  • : 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

Full Definition of demo

plural dem·os

  1. 1 capitalized :  democrat 2

  2. 2 a :  demonstration 1b b British :  demonstration 4

  3. 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. 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.



1793

First Known Use of demo

1793



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