Definition of Showcase

1. Noun. A setting in which something can be displayed to best effect. "It was a showcase for democracy in Africa"

Exact synonyms: Show Window
Generic synonyms: Background, Scope, Setting



2. Noun. A glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home.
Exact synonyms: Case, Display Case, Vitrine
Generic synonyms: Container
Specialized synonyms: Trophy Case
Derivative terms: Case

Definition of Showcase

1. Noun. A case for displaying merchandise or valuable items. ¹

2. Noun. A setting, occasion, or medium for exhibiting something or someone, especially in an attractive or favorable aspect. ¹

3. Verb. To display, demonstrate, show, or present. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Showcase

1. to exhibit [v -CASED, -CASING, -CASES] - See also: exhibit

Showcase Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Showcase

showbands
showbiz
showbizzes
showbizzy
showboat
showboated
showboater
showboaters
showboating
showboats
showbox
showboxes
showbread
showbreads
showbusiness
showcase (current term)
showcased
showcases
showcasing
showdomycin
showdown
showdowns
showed
showed off
showed up
shower bath
shower cap
shower caps
shower curtain

Literary usage of Showcase

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Photographic Journal of America: The Oldest Photography Magazine in America (1915)
"Moisture condensed upon the inside of a showcase is very detrimental to the specimens under ordinary conditions, but when they have been treated with amyl ..."

2. Orlando & Central Florida by Don Philpott (1999)
"advance if planning to visit at very busy periods). Getting around Epcot Epcot is shaped like a figure eight, with the top circle, World showcase, ..."

3. Orlando & Central Florida by Don Philpott (1999)
"It is only 1.3 miles (2km) around the Lagoon on World showcase Promenade, ... One of the reasons that World showcase is so successful is the enormous care ..."

4. Typical Newspaper Stories by Harry Franklin Harrington (1915)
"RELIC OF A MEDIEVAL FEUD STILL IN showcase He was a weazened-faced little ... His hands were running over the contents of a glass showcase almost lovingly ..."

5. Photographic Mosaics by Edward Livingston Wilson, Mathew Carey Lea (1895)
"OUR RECEPTION-ROOM showcase. BY FERDINAND FLODIN, Worcester, Mass. BEING thoroughly dissatisfied with the ordinary glass showcase used in photographic ..."

6. Jobbing Work for the Carpenter by Edward H. Crussell (1914)
"Requirements of showcases The most important requirements of a showcase are that it shall preserve the contents from dust and other atmospheric conditions ..."

7. The Photographic Journal of America: The Oldest Photography Magazine in America (1915)
"Moisture condensed upon the inside of a showcase is very detrimental to the specimens under ordinary conditions, but when they have been treated with amyl ..."

8. Orlando & Central Florida by Don Philpott (1999)
"advance if planning to visit at very busy periods). Getting around Epcot Epcot is shaped like a figure eight, with the top circle, World showcase, ..."

9. Orlando & Central Florida by Don Philpott (1999)
"It is only 1.3 miles (2km) around the Lagoon on World showcase Promenade, ... One of the reasons that World showcase is so successful is the enormous care ..."

10. Typical Newspaper Stories by Harry Franklin Harrington (1915)
"RELIC OF A MEDIEVAL FEUD STILL IN showcase He was a weazened-faced little ... His hands were running over the contents of a glass showcase almost lovingly ..."

11. Photographic Mosaics by Edward Livingston Wilson, Mathew Carey Lea (1895)
"OUR RECEPTION-ROOM showcase. BY FERDINAND FLODIN, Worcester, Mass. BEING thoroughly dissatisfied with the ordinary glass showcase used in photographic ..."

12. Jobbing Work for the Carpenter by Edward H. Crussell (1914)
"Requirements of showcases The most important requirements of a showcase are that it shall preserve the contents from dust and other atmospheric conditions ..."

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