Enclosure vs Exhibit - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between enclosure and exhibit
is that enclosure
is (countable) something enclosed, ie inserted into a letter or similar package while exhibit
is an instance of.
As a verb exhibit is
to display or show (something) for others to see, especially at an exhibition or contest.
(countable) Something enclosed, i.e. inserted into a letter or similar package.
(uncountable) The act of enclosing, i.e. the insertion or inclusion of an item in a letter or package.
- There was an enclosure with the letter — a photo.
(countable) An area, domain, or amount of something partially or entirely enclosed by barriers.
- ''The enclosure of a photo with your letter is appreciated.
- He faced punishment for creating the fenced enclosure in a public park.
- The glass enclosure holds the mercury vapor.
(uncountable) The act of separating and surrounding an area, domain, or amount of something with a barrier.
- The winning horse was first into the unsaddling enclosure .
- The enclosure of public land is against the law.
- The experiment requires the enclosure of mercury vapor in a glass tube.
(uncountable, British History) The post-feudal process of subdivision of common lands for individual ownership.
- At first, untrained horses resist enclosure .
The area of a convent, monastery, etc where access is restricted to community members.
- Strip-farming disappeared after enclosure .
* For more on the spelling of this word, see (m).
To display or show (something) for others to see, especially at an exhibition or contest.
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on all occasions by the working classes. He said that if you wanted to do anything for them, you must rule them, not pamper them.}}
(legal) To submit (a physical object) to a court as evidence.
To put on a public display.
(medicine) To administer as a remedy.
* display, show, show off
* (demonstrate) demonstrate, show
* (present for inspection)
An instance of .
That which is .
A public showing; an exhibition.
(legal) An article formally introduced as evidence in a court.
- The museum's new exhibit is drawing quite a crowd.
- Exhibit A is this photograph of the corpse.
* (instance of exhibiting) showing
* (public showing) exhibition, exposition, show