Exhibition vs. Fair

Exhibition vs. Fair — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Exhibition and Fair

Exhibitionnoun

An instance of exhibiting, or something exhibited.

Fairadjective

Beautiful, of a pleasing appearance, with a pure and fresh quality.

Monday's child is fair of face.There was once a knight who wooed a fair young maid.

Exhibitionnoun

A large-scale public showing of objects or products.

There was an art exhibition on in the town hall.a boat exhibition

Fairadjective

Unblemished (figuratively or literally); clean and pure; innocent.

one's fair nameAfter scratching out and replacing various words in the manuscript, he scribed a fair copy to send to the publisher.

Exhibitionnoun

(UK) A financial award or prize given to a student (who becomes an exhibitioner) by a school or university, usually on the basis of academic merit.

Fairadjective

Light in color, pale, particularly as regards skin tone but also referring to blond hair.

She had fair hair and blue eyes.
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Exhibitionnoun

(sports) A game which does not impact the standings for any major cup or competition.

Fairadjective

Just, equitable.

He must be given a fair trial.

Exhibitionnoun

the act of exhibiting;

a remarkable exhibition of musicianship

Fairadjective

Adequate, reasonable, or decent.

The patient was in a fair condition after some treatment.

Exhibitionnoun

a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display

Fairadjective

Favorable to a ship's course.

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Fairadjective

Not overcast; cloudless; clear; pleasant; propitious; said of the sky, weather, or wind, etc.

a fair sky;a fair day

Fairadjective

Free from obstacles or hindrances; unobstructed; unencumbered; open; direct; said of a road, passage, etc.

a fair mark;in fair sight;a fair view

Fairadjective

(shipbuilding) Without sudden change of direction or curvature; smooth; flowing; said of the figure of a vessel, and of surfaces, water lines, and other lines.

Fairadjective

(baseball) Between the baselines.

Fairnoun

Something which is fair (in various senses of the adjective).

When will we learn to distinguish between the fair and the foul?

Fairnoun

(obsolete) A woman, a member of the ‘fair sex’; also as a collective singular, women.

Fairnoun

(obsolete) Fairness, beauty.

Fairnoun

A fair woman; a sweetheart.

Fairnoun

(obsolete) Good fortune; good luck.

Fairnoun

A community gathering to celebrate and exhibit local achievements.

Fairnoun

An event for public entertainment and trade, a market.

Fairnoun

An event for professionals in a trade to learn of new products and do business, a trade fair.

Fairnoun

A travelling amusement park (called a funfair in British English and a (travelling) carnival in US English).

Fairverb

To smoothen or even a surface (especially a connection or junction on a surface).

Fairverb

To bring into perfect alignment (especially about rivet holes when connecting structural members).

Fairverb

To construct or design a structure whose primary function is to produce a smooth outline or reduce air drag or water resistance.

Fairverb

(obsolete) To make fair or beautiful.

Fairadverb

clearly, openly, frankly, civilly, honestly, favorably, auspiciously, agreeably

Fairnoun

a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.

Fairnoun

gathering of producers to promote business;

world fairtrade fairbook fair

Fairnoun

a competitive exhibition of farm products;

she won a blue ribbon for her baking at the county fair

Fairnoun

a sale of miscellany; often for charity;

the church bazaar

Fairverb

join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly

Fairadjective

free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; or conforming with established standards or rules;

a fair refereefair dealon a fair footinga fair fightby fair means or foul

Fairadjective

showing lack of favoritism;

the cold neutrality of an impartial judge

Fairadjective

more than adequate in quality;

fair work

Fairadjective

not excessive or extreme;

a fairish incomereasonable prices

Fairadjective

visually appealing;

our fair city

Fairadjective

very pleasing to the eye;

my bonny lassthere's a bonny bay beyonda comely faceyoung fair maidens

Fairadjective

(of a baseball) hit between the foul lines;

he hit a fair ball over the third base bag

Fairadjective

of no exceptional quality or ability;

a novel of average meritonly a fair performance of the sonatain fair healththe caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above averagethe performance was middling at best

Fairadjective

attractively feminine;

the fair sex

Fairadjective

(of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections;

fair copya clean manuscript

Fairadjective

free of clouds or rain;

today will be fair and warm

Fairadjective

(used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored;

a fair complexion

Fairadverb

in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating;

they played fairly

Fairadverb

in a fair evenhanded manner;

deal fairly with one another