demo definition, meaning - what is demo in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “demo”

See all translations

demo

noun [C] uk   /ˈdem.əʊ/  us   /-oʊ/ (plural demos)

demo noun [C] (MARCH)

UK informal for demonstration (= a political march): I went on lots of demos as a student.

demo noun [C] (EXAMPLE)

an example of a product, especially a computer program or piece of recorded music, given or shown to someone to try to make them buy or support it: a software demo A team of music industry figures will select bands and soloists from demo tapes. informal for demonstration (= when you show people how something works or how to do something): a demo of the new system

demo

verb [T] uk   /ˈdem.əʊ/  us   /-oʊ/
to show something and explain how it works, or to show or produce a demo: to demo a new piece of software They've just completed a Christmas single and are also demoing lots of new songs.
(Definition of demo from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of demo?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “demo”

Definitions of “demo” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cup tie

a game between two teams trying to win a cup (= prize), especially in football

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More