Definition of a show of hands
- Let me see a show of hands: how many people want a piece of cake?
: to cause or permit to be seen : exhibit
: to offer for sale
: to present as a public spectacle : perform
: a demonstrative display
: outward appearance
: a false semblance : pretense
: the forelimb segment (such as the terminal section of a bird's wing) of a vertebrate higher than the fishes that corresponds to the hand irrespective of its form or functional specialization
: a part serving the function of or resembling a hand: such as
: with the hands rather than by machine
: to touch or manage with the hands
: to lead, guide, or assist with the hand
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