demo

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English[edit]

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demo (plural demos)

  1. A demonstration or visual explanation.
  2. A recording of a song meant to demonstrate its overall sound for the purpose of getting it published or recorded more fully.
    After hearing the demo the record label approved funding to record the song with a full band.
  3. an example of a product used for demonstration and then sold at a discount
  4. a march or gathering to make a political protest
  5. (computing) An edition of limited functionality to give the user an example of how the program works.
  6. (computing, demoscene) a non-interactive audiovisual computer program developed by enthusiasts to demonstrate the capabilities of the machine (see demoscene)
    • 2007, Game Face (issues 21-25)
      Though the idea of procedural textures has been around for years, they have primarily been exploited by the demo scene, made famous by impressive demos like kkrieger, and haven't hit it big in the game industry yet []
    • 2008, Tamás Polgár, Freax: the brief history of the demoscene: Volume 1
      A very successful PC demo from 1993, Second Reality from Future Crew []
  7. Democrat.
  8. Demographic.
  9. Demolition.

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demo (third-person singular simple present demos, present participle demoing, simple past and past participle demoed)

  1. To record a demo version of a song, usually not intended for commercial release.
    The band demoed thirty songs. Their manager thought that ten of the songs would make a good record.
  2. To demonstrate.

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Finnish[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: de‧mo

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demo

  1. demo (brief demonstration)

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demo m (plural demi)

  1. demo
  2. deme

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

(from”, “away from”, “out of) +‎ emō (I acquire”, “I obtain)

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present active dēmō, present infinitive dēmere, perfect active dēmpsī, supine dēmptum

  1. I remove, take away, or subtract
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Etymology 2[edit]

See dēmos (a tract of land”, “[the common] people).

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dēmō m

  1. dative singular of dēmos
  2. ablative singular of dēmos

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin daemon (demon), from Ancient Greek δαίμων (daímōn, god, goddess, divine power).

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demo m (plural demões)

  1. (uncountable, Christianity) the Devil; Satan
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 3 (facsimile):
      Eſta é de como ſanta maria fez cobrar a Theophilo a carta que fezera cono demo u ſe tornou ſeu vaſſalo.
      This one is (about) how Holy Mary recovered for Theophilos the contract he had made with the Devil and became his vassal.
  2. a devil; a demon

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese demo (demon; devil), from Latin daemon (demon), from Ancient Greek δαίμων (daímōn, god, goddess, divine power).

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demo m (plural demos)

  1. devil; demon

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Etymology 2[edit]

From English demo, from demonstration.

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demo m (plural demos)

  1. (computing) demo (a software edition of limited functionality)

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demo m, f (plural demos; uncomparable)

  1. (computing, of a software) of limited functionality