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demo

1. verb To show someone how something functions or how to operate it. My boss wants me to demo the software to her. Can you demo this exercise machine for me so I don't hurt myself?
2. noun An explanation of how something functions or how to operate it. My boss wants a demo of the software—can you help her? Can you give me a demo on this exercise machine so I don't hurt myself?
3. noun A car or machine used primarily to show someone how something functions or how to operate it. This car is just like the demo Phil showed me at the dealership.

demo (someone) on (something)

To show someone how something functions or how to operate it. My boss wants me to demo her on the software. Can you demo me on this exercise machine so I don't hurt myself?
See also: demo, on

demo

(ˈdɛmo)
1. and dem (dɛm) n. a member of the Democratic Party. A couple of dems are running for the caucus, but no other party is represented.
2. n. a demonstration (of something). Hey, Chuck, give this man a demo.
3. n. an automobile or other machine or device that has been used by a dealer for demonstration purposes. I can give you a demo for half price.
4. tv. to demonstrate something (to someone). Let me demo this for you so you can see how it works.
5. tv. to demonstrate (something) to someone. I’ve got to go demo these people on this software.
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But, (yes there's a but) people are going to realise that your demo oversold the game and they're going to be mad about it.
DON'T SIT IN YOUR CAR in the parking lot smoking weed unless you have a bumping ass system that's loud enough so that everybody at the demo can hear you blasting that.
Using the program's intuitive Wizard, you can quickly capture screens, import pictures in all of the popular formats, annotate the images with comic-strip style balloons, and include hot spots that let users interact with the demos.
The high end of the demo disk world is the computer-based training (CBT) program which usually becomes part of a formal training course.
I don't like writing abut demos so I'll keep the demo talk short--the South Africa tour had the biggest turnout I've ever seen in my 23 yars of skateboarding.