performance

  • 1 Performance — Per*form ance, 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. [1913 Webster] Promises are not binding where the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Specific performance — specific spe*cif ic (sp[ e]*s[i^]f [i^]k), a. [F. sp[ e]cifique, or NL. spesificus; L. species a particular sort or kind + facere to make. Cf. {specify}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a species; characterizing or constituting a species; possessing the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 military performance specification container — A container that meets specific written standards. Aviation and Troop Command, US Army, procures military performance specification containers for the Army and will perform like services for other Department of Defense components on request. Also …

    Military dictionary

  • 4 performance — noun Date: 15th century 1. a. the execution of an action b. something accomplished ; deed, feat 2. the fulfillment of a claim, promise, or request ; implementation 3. a. the action of representing a character in a play b. a public presentation or …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 5 performance art — noun Date: 1971 a nontraditional art form often with political or topical themes that typically features a live presentation to an audience or onlookers (as on a street) and draws on such arts as acting, poetry, music, dance, or painting •… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 specific performance — noun Date: 1750 1. the performance of a legal contract strictly or substantially according to its terms 2. an equitable remedy enjoining specific performance …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 performance artist — noun see performance art …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 PERFORMANCE — n. f. T. de Sport Manière dont s’est comporté un cheval dans une course. Une remarquable performance. Les performances d’un cheval, Ses antécédents. Les parieurs, avant de jouer aux courses, étudient les performances des chevaux engagés. Il se… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 9 Software performance testing — In software engineering, performance testing is testing that is performed, to determine how fast some aspect of a system performs under a particular workload. It can also serve to validate and verify other quality attributes of the system, such… …

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  • 10 High-performance equipment — describes telecommunications equipment that :(a) has the performance characteristics required for use in trunks or links, :(b) is designed primarily for use in global and tactical systems, and :(c) sufficiently withstands electromagnetic… …

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  • 11 Low-performance equipment — In telecommunication, the term low performance equipment has the following meanings: * Equipment that has imprecise characteristics that do not meet system reliability requirements. * In military communications, equipment that has insufficiently… …

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  • 12 Performance management — is closely connected to Performance measurement. They are sometimes mistaken for each other. In careful usage, Performance Management is the larger domain and includes Performance Measurement as a component.Performance measurement is the process… …

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  • 13 Performance measurement period — In telecommunication, performance measurement period is the period during which performance parameters are measured. A performance measurement period is determined by required confidence limits and may vary as a function of the observed parameter …

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  • 14 High Performance File System — infobox filesystem name = HPFS full name = High Performance File System developer = Microsoft introduction os = OS/2 1.2 introduction date = November 1989 partition id = 0x07 (MBR) directory struct = B+ tree file struct = B+ tree bad blocks… …

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  • 15 Performance art — This article is about Performance art. For other uses, see Performance (disambiguation) Performance art is art in which the actions of an individual or a group at a particular place and in a particular time constitute the work. It can happen… …

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  • 16 Performance Rating — The PR (Performance Rating) system was developed by AMD in the mid 1990s as a method of comparing their x86 processors to those of rival Intel. BrandingThe first use of the PR system was in 1996, when AMD used it to assert that their AMD 5x86… …

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  • 17 High performance liquid chromatography — Infobox chemical analysis name = High performance liquid chromatography caption =A HPLC. From left to right: A pumping device generating a gradient of two different solvents, a steel enforced column and an apparatus for measuring the absorbance.… …

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  • 18 Performance poetry — is poetry that is specifically composed for or during performance before an audience. During the 1980s, the term came into popular usage to describe poetry written or composed for performance rather than print distribution. Performance poetry is… …

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  • 19 Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance — The Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1966. The award had several minor name changes: *In 1966 the award was known as Best Contemporary (R R) Vocal Performance Male *In 1967 the award was combined with the… …

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  • 20 Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance — The Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance is the latest in a series of awards recognizing superior vocal performance by a female in the pop category, the first of which was presented in 1959. The awards have quite a convoluted… …

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