showcase


1show·case

noun \ˈshō-ˌkās\

: a box that has a glass top or sides and that is used for displaying objects in a store, museum, etc.

: an event, occasion, etc., that shows the abilities or good qualities of someone or something in an attractive or favorable way

Full Definition of SHOWCASE

1
:  a glazed case, box, or cabinet for displaying and protecting wares in a store or articles in a museum
2
:  a setting, occasion, or medium for exhibiting something or someone especially in an attractive or favorable aspect

Examples of SHOWCASE

  1. The convention was a showcase of the company's new products.

First Known Use of SHOWCASE

1835

2showcase

transitive verb

: to show (something or someone) in an attractive or favorable way

show·casedshow·cas·ing

Full Definition of SHOWCASE

:  to exhibit especially in an attractive or favorable aspect <showcase new talent>

Examples of SHOWCASE

  1. The program showcases up-and-coming musicians.

First Known Use of SHOWCASE

1945

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