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Definitions of exposition

  1. a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an account that sets forth the meaning or intent of a writing or discourse; "we would have understood the play better if there had been some initial exposition of the background" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a systematic interpretation or explanation (usually written) of a specific topic Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The act of exposing or laying open; a setting out or displaying to public view. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. A public exhibition or show, as of industrial and artistic productions; as, the Paris Exposition of 1878. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. A public exhibition or show, as of industrial and artistic productions; as, the Paris of 1878. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. An explanation; exhibition. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. 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.
  11. Act of exposing; exhibition; act of expounding; explanation. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. A public exhibition. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. An explanation; commentary. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. Setting forth, description; explanation; commentary; =EXPOSURE; exhibition of goods &c. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  17. n. [Latin] Act of laying out or exhibiting; hence, a public exhibition or show;—the act of expounding or of laying open the sense or meaning of an author or passage; explanation; interpretation;— a work containing explanations or interpretations; the sense put upon a passage by an interpreter. Cabinet Dictionary
  18. The situation in which any thing is placed with respect to the fun or air; explanation, interpretation. Complete Dictionary
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