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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
showing
n
  1. the display of a motion picture [syn: screening, showing, viewing]
  2. something shown to the public; "the museum had many exhibits of oriental art"
    Synonym(s): display, exhibit, showing
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Show \Show\, v. t. [imp. {Showed}; p. p. {Shown}or {Showed}; p.
      pr. & vb. n. {Showing}. It is sometimes written {shew},
      {shewed}, {shewn}, {shewing}.] [OE. schowen, shewen, schewen,
      shawen, AS. sce[a0]wian, to look, see, view; akin to OS.
      scaw[?]n, OFries. skawia, D. schouwen, OHG. scouw[?]n, G.
      schauen, Dan. skue, Sw. sk[?]da, Icel. sko[?]a, Goth.
      usskawjan to waken, skuggwa a mirror, Icel. skuggy shade,
      shadow, L. cavere to be on one's guard, Gr. [?][?][?] to
      mark, perceive, hear, Skr. kavi wise. Cf. {Caution},
      {Scavenger}, {Sheen}.]
      1. To exhibit or present to view; to place in sight; to
            display; -- the thing exhibited being the object, and
            often with an indirect object denoting the person or thing
            seeing or beholding; as, to show a house; show your
            colors; shopkeepers show customers goods (show goods to
            customers).
  
                     Go thy way, shew thyself to the priest. --Matt.
                                                                              viii. 4.
  
                     Nor want we skill or art from whence to raise
                     Magnificence; and what can heaven show more?
                                                                              --Milton.
  
      2. To exhibit to the mental view; to tell; to disclose; to
            reveal; to make known; as, to show one's designs.
  
                     Shew them the way wherein they must walk. --Ex.
                                                                              xviii. 20.
  
                     If it please my father to do thee evil, then I will
                     shew it thee, and send thee away.      --1 Sam. xx.
                                                                              13.
  
      3. Specifically, to make known the way to (a person); hence,
            to direct; to guide; to asher; to conduct; as, to show a
            person into a parlor; to show one to the door.
  
      4. To make apparent or clear, as by evidence, testimony, or
            reasoning; to prove; to explain; also, to manifest; to
            evince; as, to show the truth of a statement; to show the
            causes of an event.
  
                     I 'll show my duty by my timely care. --Dryden.
  
      5. To bestow; to confer; to afford; as, to show favor.
  
                     Shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me.
                                                                              --Ex. xx. 6.
  
      {To show forth}, to manifest; to publish; to proclaim.
  
      {To show his paces}, to exhibit the gait, speed, or the like;
            -- said especially of a horse.
  
      {To show off}, to exhibit ostentatiously.
  
      {To show up}, to expose. [Colloq.]

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Showing \Show"ing\, n.
      1. Appearance; display; exhibition.
  
      2. Presentation of facts; statement. --J. S. Mill.
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