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Definition of "show-case" []

  • A case or inclosure of which all or some of the sides are of glass, intended to keep small and delicate or valuable objects from dust and injury, while leaving them in plain sight, whether in a museum or in a place of sale. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "show-case" in a sentence
  • "Some architectural and interior design practices have also experimented with using Second Life as a virtual show-case for their designs, inviting clients and other stakeholders to view, fly-through and discuss online."
  • "Minnesota isn't exactly a show-case state of T-Paw accomplishments."
  • "She had not noticed his entrance, being busy with one other customer, an urchin of six or seven who gravely analyzed his desires before the show-case wherein truly generous and marvellous candy creations reposed under a cardboard announcement, "Five for Five Cents.""