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previews, plural;
  1. Display (a product, movie, play, etc.) before it officially goes on sale or opens to the public
    • - the company will preview an enhanced version of its database
  2. See or inspect (something) before it is used or becomes generally available
    • - the teacher should preview teaching aids to ensure that they are at the right level
  3. Comment on or appraise (a forthcoming event) in advance
    • - next week we'll be previewing the new season
  1. An inspection or viewing of something before it is bought or becomes generally known and available
    • - you can get a sneak preview of the pictures on sale
  2. A showing of a movie, play, exhibition, etc., before its official opening

  3. A short extract shown in a movie theater as publicity for a forthcoming film

  4. A commentary on or appraisal of a forthcoming film, play, book, etc., based on an advance viewing

  5. A facility for inspecting the appearance of a document prepared in a word-processing or other program before it is printed

  1. an advertisement consisting of short scenes from a motion picture that will appear in the near future
  2. watch (a movie or play) before it is released to the general public
  3. a screening for a select audience in advance of release for the general public
  4. PREview (Process and Requirements Viewpoints) is a requirements method which focuses on the early stage of Requirements Engineering: discovering and documenting requirements. ...
  5. Preview (Jessica Vale) is a fictional character, a mutant in the Marvel Universe. Jessica Vale had the ability of short-term precognition, usually minutes in advance. She was the sister of Sarah Vale. Preview first appeared in New X-Men: Academy X #12.
  6. Preview is a computing function to display a document, page, or film before it is produced in its final form. In the case of printed material this is known as "print preview".
  7. Preview is Mac OS X's application for displaying images and Portable Document Format (PDF) documents. Like Mac OS X itself, it comes from NeXT's OPENSTEP operating system.
  8. Preview was a subscription television service, started in 1980, similar to ON-TV and SelecTV. Like ON-TV and SelecTV, Preview was a scrambled UHF Subscription channel requiring a special set-top box to decode.
  9. Previews are a set of public performances of a theatrical presentation that precede its official opening. ...
  10. A foretaste of something; An advance showing of a film, exhibition etc; Something seen in advance; To show or watch something, or part of it, before it is complete
  11. (1. Previews) The 3-4 week period at the beginning of a show's Broadway run. The idea behind previews is that they are a chance for the show's creative team to see it in front of an audience and to make any changes that it might think necessary before opening night and before the critics review ...
  12. (Previews) 96kbps, 32kHz, 12bit, mono, variable bit rate on/medium quality
  13. (Previews) Tables of content in longer articles that help readers quickly locate major subdivisions.
  14. Be sure to take advantage of the preview times made available for you to look over the items being offered for sale. ...
  15. Specified date and time property is available for prospective buyer viewing and audits. Also known as Open House or Inspection.
  16. Flatbed scanners have a preview option where the item being scanned can be previewed before initiating a scan. Preview an item so that the setting adjustments, such as brightness, hue, saturation, etc..., can be done before scanning so that the needed adjustments are in the final image.
  17. Option available in the Administrator Back-end, which displays from the Back-end what your Article would look like in the Front-end of your web site.
  18. To play a program on the Timeline and view the appearance of the final production, including transitions and effects. See also scrub.
  19. Many shows have previews before they open officially. These are performances which are used to gauge the audience reaction throughout the production. Changes to the production are often made as a result of the previews. ...
  20. A bitmap rendering of vector or 3D graphical data used to display an approximation of the graphical data. See thumbnail.
  21. To look over your PDF to get an advance idea or impression of how it will print.
  22. Designated time for prospective bidders to view and inspect the lots to be offered at auction.
  23. means a service whereby Nicholas and Smith send hard copy resources to you for your evaluation before you decide to buy them.
  24. A pane in both the POS and Browser layouts that allow the user to view general information about an item without being required to open it.
  25. a dress rehearsal performed in front of an audience (often a paying audience!)