performance

  1. a dramatic or musical entertainment
  2. the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it
  3. the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment
  4. process or manner of functioning or operating
  5. any recognized accomplishment

Performance

A quantitative measure characterizing a physical or functional attribute relating to the execution of a mission/operation or function.

Performance

A major factor in determining the overall productivity of a system, performance is primarily tied to availability, throughput and response time.

performance

[n] - a dramatic or musical entertainment 2. [n] - the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment 3. [n] - the act of performing 4. [n] - any recognized accomplishment
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Performance

The essential flying characteristics of aircraft under standard atmospheric conditions. The figures obtained under any existing conditions are corrected so as to apply to a standardised theoretical state of the atmosphere.
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Performance

operation and/or functionality of a bridge or bridge element, in relation to the requirements of owners/operators/users.
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Performance

PerĀ·form'ance noun The act of performing; the carrying into execution or action; execution; achievement; accomplishment; representation by action; as, the performance of an undertaking of a duty. « Promises are not binding where the performance is impossible.» Paley. ...
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performance

The act of performing; the carrying into execution or action; execution; achievement; accomplishment; representation by action; as, the performance of an undertaking of a duty. 'Promises are not binding where the performance is impossible.' (Paley) ... 2. That which is performed or accomplished; a thing done or carried through; an achievement; a de...
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performance

public presentation noun a dramatic or musical entertainment; `they listened to ten different performances`; `the play ran for 100 performances`; `the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity`
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performance

execution 2 carrying out 1 carrying into action noun the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it; `they criticised his performance as mayor`; `...
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Performance

• (n.) The act of performing; the carrying into execution or action; execution; achievement; accomplishment; representation by action; as, the performance of an undertaking of a duty. • (n.) That which is performed or accomplished; a thing done or carried through; an achievement; a deed; an act; a feat; esp., an action of an elaborate or ...
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performance

(from the article `theatrical production`) ...production. In former times the idea of the actor as motivated by a desire to create astonishment and wonder was sometimes seen as the basis of ... During the 19th century there evolved new theories of production that affected both styles of performance and methods of rehearsal. Gradually, t...
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performance

(from the article `human behaviour`) It is important to make a distinction between the knowledge and skills a child possesses, called competence, and the demonstration of that knowledge ...
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performance

in law, act of doing that which is required by a contract. The effect of successful performance is to discharge the person bound to do the act from ... [1 related articles]
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Performance

[soundtrack] Performance is a 1970 soundtrack album to the film Performance by Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg. It features music from Randy Newman, Merry Clayton, Ry Cooder, Jack Nitzsche, Buffy Sainte-Marie, The Last Poets and Mick Jagger. A single from the album, `Memo from Turner` sung by Mick Jagger (b/w the instrumental `Natural Magic...
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performance

The degree to which a system or component accomplishes its designated functions within given constraints regarding processing time and throughput rate. [After IEEE 610] See also efficiency....
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performance

characteristics defining the ability of a measuring instrument to achieve the intended functions
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Performance

The fulfillment or accomplishment of a promise, contract, or obligation.
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Performance

The act of accomplishing or fulfilling the contracts or promise accoring to the terms of court's order. There are two types of perfomance 1)Part performance - where the accomplishment of the contract is partial and not fully completed and 2)Specific Perfomance - where the performance of certain act is compelled to be according to the terms in contr...
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performance

n. fulfillment of one's obligations required by contract. Specific performance of a contract may be demanded in a lawsuit. Partial performance is short of full performance spelled out in the contract, but if the contract provided for a series of acts or deliveries with payment for each of the series, there may be partial recovery for what has been ...
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Performance

Exhibition of gaits or other required routines
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performance

art Dramatic presentation by visual artists (as distinguished from theater artists such as actors and dancers) before an audience, usually apart from a formal theatrical setting.
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Performance

Refers to the way a particular type or variety of cheese responds to handling during preparation, from mechanical manipulation (e.g., slicing, shredding, grating, etc.) in its cold state, to the quality of the cheese's response to heating (e.g., characteristics such as melting, stretching, browning, etc.). Performance also describes how cheese...
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Performance

[disambiguation] A performance, in performing arts, generally comprises an event in which a performer or group of performers behave in a particular way for another group of people. Performance may also refer to: == Music and film == ...
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Performance

A performance, in performing arts, generally comprises an event in which a performer or group of performers behave in a particular way for another group of people, the audience. Choral music and ballet are examples. Usually the performers participate in rehearsals beforehand. Afterwards audience members often applaud. After a performance, performa...
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