variants or slide show
plural slideshows or slide shows
1
: a presentation of photographic slides (see slide entry 2 sense 5b) projected on a surface or displayed on a screen one after another
She projected a slideshow from her mother's archive against a muslin sheet that she also drew on, putting a layered landscape in the top left corner, and then she hung a painting her mother never finished in the walk-in closet.Catherine Wagley
Seniors were all gathered in the auxiliary gym for lunch, where a dozen or so giant sandwiches from Subway were laid out for them along with cake as they watched a slideshow of their classmates' pictures from when they were toddlers.Sam Craig
2
: a collection of electronic images (as on a website) presented to be viewed one after another
Click through the attached slideshow for more information on the 15+ small businesses that will be part of the Sherman Phoenix.The Milwaukee Business Journal

Examples of slideshow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In her video, Corcoran shared a slideshow of two photos. Charna Flam, Peoplemag, 12 Apr. 2024 At the February commission meeting, Commissioner David Suarez presented a slideshow of photos of homeless people on the street and pressed Jones to have his officers enforce the camping ordinance more strictly. Aaron Leibowitz, Miami Herald, 29 Mar. 2024 Check out the slideshow for those and more highlights from the week in AI news. Britney Nguyen, Quartz, 22 Mar. 2024 Saint was also included in the slideshow in two photos. Gabrielle Rockson, Peoplemag, 2 Apr. 2024 There's also a lot of clutter in an Echo Show slideshow that you can get rid of. Nena Farrell, WIRED, 29 Mar. 2024 In this slideshow Syrena shares her three show day. Jeryl Brunner, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 Check out the slideshow above for that and more pharma news. Bruce Gil, Quartz, 23 Mar. 2024 Google Doodles come in many formats, including static illustrations, animations, slideshows, videos and interactive games. Gabe Hauari, USA TODAY, 11 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of slideshow was in 1917

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“Slideshow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slideshow. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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