Adjective "demonstrating" definition and examples

(Demonstrating may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈdɛmənstreɪt/

Definitions and examples

verb

Give a practical exhibition and explanation of (how a machine, skill, or craft works or is performed)
  1. with clause 'she demonstrated how to cook chops'
  2. 'He ducked in and out of the atmosphere to demonstrate the craft's dual capabilities.'
  3. 'Each model has its own theoretical consistency and practicality that demonstrates its clinical efficacy.'
  4. 'During the afternoon a Sea King and its crew demonstrated how it would do a rescue at sea with a diver being winched to safety from Farm Cove.'
  5. 'Maritime crafts will be demonstrated in a marquee featuring stalls of wood carving, rope craft and the secrets of ship bottling.'
  6. 'As he demonstrated how to strike the ball, he ended up flat on his back, much to the disgust of Declan.'
  7. 'He set up a stall with a stove and demonstrated how to cook his invention.'
  8. 'These are the same words spoken by the mechanical voice before the eating machine is demonstrated.'
  9. 'The helicopter crew also demonstrated how an injured man could be rescued from a fishing boat in the high seas.'
  10. 'The promoter had even installed a machine and demonstrated how these plates and cups were moulded.'
  11. 'In addition, no other compound of the translation machinery has been demonstrated to function as a feedback regulator.'
Clearly show the existence or truth of (something) by giving proof or evidence.
  1. 'This suggestion clearly demonstrates a remarkable lack of understanding of how a postmaster is paid for the work he/she does.'
  2. 'Projects had to be sustainable, give value for money and demonstrate how the public would benefit.'
  3. 'This motion has demonstrated that council does have a voice - as it should.'
  4. 'However, as we demonstrated in the independent public inquiry, nothing could be further from the truth.'
  5. 'It was he who demonstrated to the public way back in 1846 that he could render a patient unconscious without pain.'
  6. 'This warning was given after it was demonstrated that obtaining a licence in someone else's name was a trivial task.'
  7. 'A number of animal studies have demonstrated that exposure to lead salts is capable of inducing cancer.'
  8. 'In any event, it was not demonstrated that the booklet was founded on any applicable legislation or regulation.'
  9. 'The applicant had demonstrated that health and safety guidelines had been complied with and approval of the mast was recommended.'
  10. 'Well, all of our wars have demonstrated that airpower is but one part of the national strength.'
  11. 'she began to demonstrate a new-found confidence'
  12. 'His work demonstrates the skill of the cabinetmaker at its most intricate.'
  13. 'Sunday night's performance did little to demonstrate Williams' abilities.'
  14. 'This is a well-researched piece of work that demonstrates the skill and care of the architects in telling such a story.'
  15. 'A group has been on a rally to London to demonstrate its feelings and has also spelt out its views to Institute chiefs in a bid to keep tuition fees as low as possible.'
  16. 'Most pupils of that time treasure years of happy memories, as demonstrated by the huge enthusiastic reunions.'
  17. 'The finale takes on almost orchestral proportions, demonstrating the composer's wish to be associated with more than folk music and cute miniatures.'
  18. 'It wasn't long before the teenager was demonstrating both the self-assurance for which he is renowned and the chip that has taken up residence on his shoulder.'
  19. 'Throughout this campaign he has demonstrated how out of touch he is by failing to make any impact on the dominant public services issue.'
  20. 'In short, the manager has to find succour from shoestrings, a quality that Scott has demonstrated in the past.'
  21. 'It just demonstrates the work and commitment of our local school even during the summer holidays.'
Take part in a public demonstration.
  1. 'A couple of weeks ago, thousands of officers demonstrated in the square.'
  2. 'That is why tens of thousands of us have demonstrated against fees.'
  3. 'But even as they meet, thousands of protesters are demonstrating in the area.'
  4. 'Thousands of us were demonstrating in Colchester and the police had barred our way from marching into town.'
  5. 'Throughout Latin America thousands of people demonstrated on 15 February.'
  6. 'Couldn't the point be made equally effectively by demonstrating in some more public space where private homes and families wouldn't be disrupted?'
  7. 'Today, there was about a half-dozen people across the street carrying signs demonstrating in favor of the monument being moved.'
  8. 'Thousands of students demonstrated at the university.'
  9. 'Thousands were demonstrating today all over the country.'
  10. 'Many thousands struck and demonstrated in other parts of the country.'

More definitions

1. to make evident or establish by arguments or reasoning; prove: to demonstrate a philosophical principle.

2. to describe, explain, or illustrate by examples, specimens, experiments, or the like: to demonstrate the force of gravity by dropping an object.

3. to manifest or exhibit; show: He demonstrated his courage by his actions in battle.

4. to display openly or publicly, as feelings: to demonstrate one's anger by slamming a do

More examples(as adjective)

"regulations can be demonstrating."

"operations can be demonstrating."

"karates can be demonstrating."

"justifications can be demonstrating."

"cultures can be demonstrating."

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Origin

(demonstrate)Mid 16th century (in the sense ‘point out’): from Latin demonstrat- ‘pointed out’, from the verb demonstrare.