Definition of showing
Examples of showing in a Sentence
The movie's last showing tonight is at 10:30.
Recent Examples of showing from the Web
After wooing him by staging a showing of his photos, McFarland cemented their friendship by slipping McMullan a key to the town house and hiring his 26-year-old son, Liam, as its disc jockey.
The Mansfield Lake Ridge athletics programs gave a superb showing this past school year with multiple programs and athletes advancing to regionals and state.
Finding form: Chad Proctor's second-place finish behind Clemens in Friday's Mid-American feature was his best showing in a comeback season.
Spidey’s not going to beat this summer’s other Marvel smash, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but the projection is a strong showing for a reboot of a franchise that audiences have shown up for again and again.
In the United Kingdom, the Conservative Party holds power, but just barely, after a poor showing at the polls.
Although Stewart came up short, his showing in the primary creates a new challenge for Gillespie in the general election.
A close friend of visual artist critic Clement Greenberg and artist (and sister to Peggy Guggenheim) Hazel Guggenheim McKinley, Cosgriff frequented the city's art scene, including Pollock's showings.
While Ostapenko is assured of making her debut in the top 20 next week thanks to her surprising showing at the French Open, there is more at stake for the No.
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First Known Use of showing
before 12th century
SHOWING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of showing for English Language Learners
: the act of making a movie, television show, piece of art, etc., available for the public to see
: a performance or appearance of a particular kind
Legal Definition of showing
: an act or instance of establishing through evidence and argument appears to require a more specific showing of need by those who seek to perform drug-testing — D. A. Grossbaum failed to make a prima facie showing of a constitutional violation warranting suppression of the evidence
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