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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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INTERESTED STUDENTS WILL STAY WITH THE TEACHER TO EXPLORE the new tool, material or technique from the demo. Now you can go deeper with small groups or maybe conduct a private lesson.
Now when we say game demo, we're talking about the good old game demo which just gave us a taste of an already complete game.
Vendors have been known to take the lazy route, using their standard, off-the-shelf demo that may hit some, but certainly not all of the specific points the carrier is seeking answers to.
Describe an unofficial demo situation on this trip.
Nevertheless, there is no doubt that in publicizing such an initiative Crvenkovski is actually sending an open invitation to DEMOS. Crvenkovski is offering an armistice even before starting a war with DEMOS.
Warehouse Demo Services CFO Brent Ellis said his company contracts with Costco to provide the sampling service.
KATV's "Daybreak" received 2.2 rating points in the persons demo and 2.5 ratings points for women.
At last Demos ventures somewhat timidly into more recent centuries, to discuss the Chicago union-organized Haymarket riots of 1886, the "Red Scare"--era of Joseph McCarthy in the 1950s, and the daycare "abuse" cases of the last 30 years.
For the terminally curious, a FAQ tab provides background information on why the site was developed (ostensibly educational, but it's also a great promotional tool), how new demos can be developed and modified, and how to find demos on particular topics.
Demos' departure from White Wave--the company he grew from $10 million in 1999 to nearly $400 million in 1999 to nearly $400 million by the beginning of 2005-his friend, and VP of business development and operations at the time, Todd Beck-man, told him if he had any business left in him when he returned then he would join Mr.
Also, most live product demos are vendor-supported, and that costs money--lots of it.
1 EVERY day, from April 9 to April 15, 2007 inclusive, the Daily and Sunday Mirror will print a voucher necessary to claim one of the FREE PC Game Demos.
announced that Demos, a nonpartisan policy, research and advocacy organization focused on the improvement of democracy, citizenship and governance across America, has signed a 10-year lease for 13,300 s/fat 220 Fifth Avenue.
Circles and Lines: The Shape of Life in Early America, by John Demos. The William E.
By John Demos (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004.