Definitions of demonstration

  1. a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view; " the presentation of new data"; " he gave the customer a demonstration"
  2. The act of demonstrating; an exhibition; proof; especially, proof beyond the possibility of doubt; indubitable evidence, to the senses or reason.
  3. An expression, as of the feelings, by outward signs; a manifestation; a show.
  4. The exhibition and explanation of a dissection or other anatomical preparation.
  5. ( Mil.) a decisive exhibition of force, or a movement indicating an attack.
  6. The act of proving by the syllogistic process, or the proof itself.
  7. A course of reasoning showing that a certain result is a necessary consequence of assumed premises; - these premises being definitions, axioms, and previously established propositions.
  8. A pointing out: proof beyond doubt: expression of the feelings by outward signs: show: a feigned movement of troops in war.
  9. Certain proof; exhibition of feeling or intention; show.
  10. A process of reasoning that leads to an absolutely certain conclusion, as in mathematics.
  11. A pointing out; manifestation; exhibition.
  12. The act of demonstrating; indubitable evidence or proof; exhibition; a series of syllogisms, all whose premises are either definitions, self- evident truths, or propositions already established; display; the exhibition of parts dissected; a movement of troops with a view to deceive.
  13. The highest degree of evidence; certain proof to establish a fact or proposition beyond the possibility of doubt; an exhibition of the dissected parts of a body; a real or feigned movement of troops against the enemy.