Demoparty vs. Competition



(demoscene) A party organised by and for the demoscene, typically involving socializing, computer programming, and competitions.


(uncountable) The action of competing.

‘The competition for this job is strong.’;


(countable) A contest for a prize or award.

‘The newspaper is featuring a competition to win a car.’;


The competitors in such a contest.

‘The new stain remover was ten times more effective than the competition.’;


The act of seeking, or endeavoring to gain, what another is endeavoring to gain at the same time; common strife for the same objects; strife for superiority; emulous contest; rivalry, as for approbation, for a prize, or as where two or more persons are engaged in the same business and each seeking patronage; - followed by for before the object sought, and with before the person or thing competed with.

‘Competition to the crown there is none, nor can be.’; ‘A portrait, with which one of Titian's could not come in competition.’; ‘There is no competition but for the second place.’; ‘Where competition does not act at all there is complete monopoly.’;


a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers;

‘business competition can be fiendish at times’;


an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants


the act of competing as for profit or a prize;

‘the teams were in fierce contention for first place’;


the contestant you hope to defeat;

‘he had respect for his rivals’; ‘he wanted to know what the competition was doing’;


Competition is a rivalry where two or more parties strive for a common goal which cannot be shared: where one's gain is the other's loss (an example of which is a zero-sum game). Competition can arise between entities such as organisms, individuals, economic and social groups, etc.

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