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 for display
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Display \Dis*play"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Displayed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Displaying.] [OE. displaien, desplaien, OF.
     despleier, desploier, F. d['e]ployer; pref. des- (L. dis-) +
     pleier, ploier, plier, F. ployer, plier, to fold, bend, L.
     plicare. See Ply, and cf. Deploy, Splay.]
     1. To unfold; to spread wide; to expand; to stretch out; to
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              The northern wind his wings did broad display.
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     2. (Mil.) To extend the front of (a column), bringing it into
        line. --Farrow.
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     3. To spread before the view; to show; to exhibit to the
        sight, or to the mind; to make manifest.
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              His statement . . . displays very clearly the actual
              condition of the army.                --Burke.
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     4. To make an exhibition of; to set in view conspicuously or
        ostentatiously; to exhibit for the sake of publicity; to
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              Proudly displaying the insignia of their order.
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     5. (Print.) To make conspicuous by large or prominent type.
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     6. To discover; to descry. [Obs.]
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              And from his seat took pleasure to display
              The city so adorned with towers.      --Chapman.
     7. (Computers) To output (results or data) in a visible
        manner on the screen of a monitor, CRT, or other device.
     Syn: To exhibit; show; manifest; spread out; parade; expand;
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Display \Dis*play"\, v. i.
     To make a display; to act as one making a show or
     demonstration. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Display \Dis*play"\, n.
     1. An opening or unfolding; exhibition; manifestation.
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              Having witnessed displays of his power and grace.
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     2. Ostentatious show; exhibition for effect; parade.
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              He died, as erring man should die,
              Without display, without parade.      --Byron.
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     3. (Electronics) An electronic device on which the output
        signal of another electronic device may be presented in a
        visual form; -- also called display device. Typically
        the display device it is the screen of a cathode-ray tube,
        as in a computer monitor, but other forms of visual
        display such as LED or liquid crystal devices are also
        used. The printed output from a computer or other device
        is not considered as a display.
     4. (Computers) The output signal from a computer program,
        displayed on a display device. The displayed signal may
        consist of letters, numbers, or any graphical image.
     5. (Biology) a pattern of behavior, such as showing a body
        part to another animal, by which one animal conveys
        information to another, as for mating or defense.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: something intended to communicate a particular impression;
           "made a display of strength"; "a show of impatience"; "a
           good show of looking interested" [syn: display, show]
      2: something shown to the public; "the museum had many exhibits
         of oriental art" [syn: display, exhibit, showing]
      3: a visual representation of something [syn: display,
      4: behavior that makes your feelings public; "a display of
      5: exhibiting openly in public view; "a display of courage"
      6: an electronic device that represents information in visual
         form [syn: display, video display]
      v 1: to show, make visible or apparent; "The Metropolitan Museum
           is exhibiting Goya's works this month"; "Why don't you show
           your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?"; "National leaders
           will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship"
           [syn: expose, exhibit, display]
      2: attract attention by displaying some body part or posing; of

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  326 Moby Thesaurus words for "display":
     CRT spot, Century, DM display, Doppler signal, Doric, Egyptian,
     Elzevir, Garamond, Gothic, IF signal, IM display, Ionic, RF echoes,
     Transitional, Typewriter, advertise, affect, air, airing,
     anteriority, antique, apparent character, appearances, approve,
     argue, array, attest, bandying, be indicative of,
     be significant of, be symptomatic of, beam, beat signal, bespeak,
     betoken, betray, black letter, blackface, blazon, blazon forth,
     blips, bold, bold front, boldface, book, bounces, brandish,
     brave face, brave front, bravura, breathe, brilliancy, bring forth,
     bring forward, bring into view, bring out, bring to notice, broach,
     broadcast, broadcasting, bruiting, bruiting about, ceremony,
     characterize, circulation, condensed, connote, cosmorama, cursive,
     cyclorama, dangle, daring, dash, demonstrate, demonstration,
     denominate, denote, develop, differentiate, diffusion, diorama,
     disclose, disport, dissemination, divulge, double-dot display,
     dramatics, dramatize, echo, echo signal, eclat, elan, emblazon,
     embody, enact, enactment, entail, etalage, evidence, evince,
     evulgation, exhibit, exhibition, exhibitionism, expanded, expose,
     expose to view, exposition, exposure, express, extended, exteriors,
     external appearance, externals, facade, face, facet, facia,
     false front, fanfare, fanfaronade, figure, flair, flash, flaunt,
     flaunting, flourish, fore, forefront, foreground, forehand,
     foreland, forepart, forequarter, foreside, foreword, front,
     front elevation, front man, front matter, front page, front view,
     frontage, frontal, frontier, frontispiece, furnish evidence,
     gaudiness, georama, give evidence, give indication of, give out,
     give sign, give token, go to show, grandeur, grotesque, head,
     heading, highlight, hint, histrionics, hold up, identify,
     illuminate, illustrate, imply, incarnate, indicate, involve,
     issuance, issue, italic, lap, lay out, light show, lightface,
     local oscillator signal, magnificence, make clear, make known,
     make plain, make public, manifest, manifestation, mark,
     materialize, mean, mere externals, meretriciousness, modern,
     myriorama, note, obverse, offer, old style, open, open up, opening,
     ostent, ostentation, ostentatiousness, output signal,
     outward appearance, outward show, pageant, pageantry, panoply,
     panorama, parade, perform, performance, periodical, phantasmagoria,
     picture, pips, point to, pomp, preface, prefix, present,
     presentation, presentment, pretension, pretentiousness, printing,
     priority, produce, production, projection, promulgation,
     propagation, proscenium, psychedelic show, public image,
     publication, publicize, publishing, put forth, put forward,
     put out, radar signal, reading, reflection, represent,
     representation, retrospective, return, return signal, reveal,
     revelation, roll out, roman, sans serif, script, set forth, setout,
     sham, shifting scene, shine, show, show forth, show off,
     show signs of, showiness, showing, showing-off, sight, signal,
     signal display, signalize, signify, speak for itself,
     speak volumes, speciousness, spectacle, splash, splendor, splurge,
     sport, spot, spotlight, spread, spreading, spreading abroad,
     stage show, staginess, stand for, suggest, superficiality,
     surface appearance, surface show, symptomatize, symptomize,
     tableau, tableau vivant, target image, telecasting, tell,
     tend to show, testify, theatrics, token, trace, transmitter signal,
     trot out, trumpet, trumpet forth, type styles, unclothe, uncover,
     unfold, unfolding, unfoldment, unfurl, unveil, unveiling,
     vain show, varnishing day, vaunt, ventilate, ventilation,
     vernissage, video signal, wave, window dressing

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     1.  monitor.
     2.  A vector of pointers to activation records.
     The Nth element points to the activation record containing
     variables declared at lexical depth N.  This allows faster
     access to variables from outer scopes than the alternative
     of linked activation records (but most variable accesses are
     either local or global or occasionally to the immediately
     enclosing scope).  Displays were used in some ALGOL

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