What does the word demonstration mean?

Usage examples for demonstration

  1. But a quarter of an hour's demonstration by the foreman convinced him. – The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol by William J. Locke
  2. Of course, Mr. Stillman's solution of the whole matter must not be regarded as an absolutely scientific demonstration. – Reviews by Oscar Wilde
  3. I was received with great demonstration of ffriendshippe. – Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson by Peter Esprit Radisson