Definitions of exposition

  1. a systematic interpretation or explanation (usually written) of a specific topic Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act of exposing or laying open; a setting out or displaying to public view. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The act of expounding or of laying open the sense or meaning of an author, or a passage; explanation; interpretation; the sense put upon a passage; a law, or the like, by an interpreter; hence, a work containing explanations or interpretations; a commentary. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Situation or position with reference to direction of view or accessibility to influence of sun, wind, etc.; exposure; as, an easterly exposition; an exposition to the sun. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A public exhibition or show, as of industrial and artistic productions; as, the Paris Exposition of 1878. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. A public exhibition or show, as of industrial and artistic productions; as, the Paris of 1878. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. An explanation; exhibition. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Act of exposing, or laying open: a setting out to public view: a public exhibition: act of expounding, or laying open of the meaning of an author: explanation. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Act of exposing; exhibition; act of expounding; explanation. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. An explanation; commentary. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. The act of exposing, laying open, or exhibiting; explanation or interpretation; a work containing such; a public exhibition. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. A setting forth to public view; a laying open; an exhibition; an explanation or interpretation. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for exposition

  1. Moreover, the section is familiar with those principles of Indian medicine of which Ibn Moqaffa could otherwise know little and the exposition of which he had no call to deal with. – Iranian Influence on Moslem Literature, Part I by M. Inostranzev
  2. As the exposition grew George's heart dilated, and he was carried beyond his troubles. – The Revolution in Tanner's Lane by Mark Rutherford