Presentation

Definition of Presentation

Pres`en`ta´tion
n.1.The act of presenting, or the state of being presented; a setting forth; an offering; bestowal.
Prayers are sometimes a presentation of mere desires.
- Hooker.
2.exhibition; representation; display; appearance; semblance; show.
Under the presentation of the shoots his wit.
- Shak.
3.That which is presented or given; a present; a gift, as, the picture was a presentation.
4.(Eccl.) The act of offering a clergyman to the bishop or ordinary for institution in a benefice; the right of presenting a clergyman.
If the bishop admits the patron's presentation, the clerk so admitted is next to be instituted by him.
- Blackstone.
5.(Med.) The particular position of the child during labor relatively to the passage though which it is to be brought forth; - specifically designated by the part which first appears at the mouth of the uterus; as, a breech presentation.
Presentation copy
a copy of a book, engraving, etc., presented to some one by the author or artist, as a token of regard.

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