an activity for young children, especially in school, in which each participant produces an object of unusual interest and tells something about it.
Facetious. any informative presentation or demonstration, as to introduce a new product or divulge and explain a special plan.
A visual dataflow language designed for use by elementary school children.
[“A Visual Language for Keyboardless Programming”, T. Kimura et al, TR WUCS-86-6, CS Dept Washington U, Mar 1986].
[“Show and Tell: A Visual Language”, T.D. Kimura et al in Visual Programming Environments: Paradigms and Systems, E.P. Glinert ed, IEEE Comp Sci Press, 1990, pp. 397-404].
show and tell
A public presentation or display, as in It was a terrible bore, what with their show and tell of every last detail about their trip around the world. This expression originated in the 1940s to describe a learning exercise for young children, in which each child in a group brings some object to show the others and talks about it.
- Show band
noun a musical group that is entertaining and theatrical
noun 1. an advertising poster. 2. a list of attractions, as for a new theatrical season; roster. noun 1. a poster advertising a play or show Also called show card
noun, Informal. 1. show business. show
noun, Also, showboater (for defs 2, 3). 1. a boat, especially a paddle-wheel steamer, used as a traveling theater. 2. Informal. show-off (def 1). 3. a person, especially an athlete, who performs in an ostentatiously sensational manner calculated to draw attention; show-off. verb (used without object) 4. to perform or behave in an outrageous or […]