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 for display device
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Display \Dis*play"\, n.
     1. An opening or unfolding; exhibition; manifestation.
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              Having witnessed displays of his power and grace.
                                                    --Trench.
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     2. Ostentatious show; exhibition for effect; parade.
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              He died, as erring man should die,
              Without display, without parade.      --Byron.
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     3. (Electronics) An electronic device on which the output
        signal of another electronic device may be presented in a
        visual form; -- also called display device. Typically
        the display device it is the screen of a cathode-ray tube,
        as in a computer monitor, but other forms of visual
        display such as LED or liquid crystal devices are also
        used. The printed output from a computer or other device
        is not considered as a display.
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     4. (Computers) The output signal from a computer program,
        displayed on a display device. The displayed signal may
        consist of letters, numbers, or any graphical image.
        [PJC]
  
     5. (Biology) a pattern of behavior, such as showing a body
        part to another animal, by which one animal conveys
        information to another, as for mating or defense.
        [PJC]

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