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showroom (plural showrooms)
- A room in a business set aside for the display of the company's products.
- (dated) A room or apartment where a show is exhibited.
room for display of products
- To inspect merchandise in a physical store, then purchase the identical product from an online merchant; to use a physical store as a showroom for an online merchant.
- This new phone looks good, but I want to go to the mall and showroom it before buying.
Especially used in nominalized form showrooming.