demonstrator

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See also: demonstratör

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

demonstrate +‎ -or

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɛmənstɹeɪtə(ɹ)/

Noun[edit]

demonstrator (plural demonstrators)

  1. One who demonstrates anything, or proves beyond doubt.
  2. The forefinger.
  3. One who takes part in a demonstration; a protester.
  4. One who demonstrates products in a retail environment; a merchandiser.
  5. An item, particularly a vehicle, used in demonstrations to a customer or user.
    • 2006, Ellie Lewis, Promoting the Health and Well-being of Young People in Supported Housing (page 56)
      Young people have been involved in choosing which resources and educational toys are used to deliver sex and relationship education – including leaflets, videos and condom demonstrators.
  6. An assistant to a lecturer.
  7. One who teaches anatomy from the dissected parts.

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

dēmōnstrō (to point out) +‎ -tor

Noun[edit]

dēmōnstrātor m (genitive dēmōnstrātōris); third declension

  1. one who, or that which, points out or demonstrates; an indicator, guide
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dēmōnstrātor dēmōnstrātōrēs
Genitive dēmōnstrātōris dēmōnstrātōrum
Dative dēmōnstrātōrī dēmōnstrātōribus
Accusative dēmōnstrātōrem dēmōnstrātōrēs
Ablative dēmōnstrātōre dēmōnstrātōribus
Vocative dēmōnstrātor dēmōnstrātōrēs

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

dēmōnstrātor

  1. second/third-person singular future passive imperative of dēmōnstrō

References[edit]

  • demonstrator”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • demonstrator”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • demonstrator in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette