pre·sen·ta·tion /ˌpriˌzɛnˈteʃən, ˌprɛzṇ, ˌprizṇ-/
pre·sen·ta·tion /ˌprɪˌzɛnˈteʃən, ˌprɛzṇ-/ 名詞
1. The act of presenting, or the state of being presented; a setting forth; an offering; bestowal.
Prayers are sometimes a presentation of mere desires. --Hooker.
2. Hence, exhibition; representation; display; appearance; semblance; show.
Under the presentation of the shoots his wit. --Shak.
3. That which is presented or given; a present; a gift, as, the picture was a presentation. [R.]
4. Eccl. The act of offering a clergyman to the bishop or ordinary for institution in a benefice; the right of presenting a clergyman.
If the bishop admits the patron's presentation, the clerk so admitted is next to be instituted by him. --Blackstone.
5. Med. The particular position of the child during labor relatively to the passage though which it is to be brought forth; -- specifically designated by the part which first appears at the mouth of the uterus; as, a breech presentation.
Presentation copy, a copy of a book, engraving, etc., presented to some one by the author or artist, as a token of regard.
n 1: the activity of formally presenting something (as a prize or
reward); "she gave the trophy but he made the
2: the act of making something publicly available; presenting
news or other information by broadcasting or printing it;
"he prepared his presentation carefully in advance"
3: a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight
or view; "the presentation of new data"; "he gave the
customer a demonstration" [syn: presentment, demonstration]
4: the act of presenting a proposal
5: a visual representation of something [syn: display]
6: formally making a person known to another or to the public
[syn: introduction, intro]
7: (obstetrics) position of the fetus in the uterus relative to
the birth canal; "Cesarean sections are sometimes the
result of abnormal presentations"