Associations to the word «Performance»

Wiktionary

PERFORMANCE, noun. The act of performing; carrying into execution or action; execution; achievement; accomplishment; representation by action.
PERFORMANCE, noun. That which is performed or accomplished; a thing done or carried through; an achievement; a deed; an act; a feat; especially, an action of an elaborate or public character.
PERFORMANCE, noun. A live show or concert.
PERFORMANCE, noun. (computer science) The amount of useful work accomplished by a computer system compared to the time and resources used.
PERFORMANCE ANXIETY, noun. Anxiety or fear about performing in front of an audience; stage fright.
PERFORMANCE ANXIETY, noun. A similar anxiety about the impressiveness of one's sexual performance.
PERFORMANCE AROUSAL, noun. A phenomenon which can be experienced by performers both before and during performing situations. Performance arousal can be manifested either postively as excitement, or negatively as anxiety, and can affect performance level.
PERFORMANCE ART, noun. (arts) A form of art in which the artist creates a live performance, often using a variety of media
PERFORMANCE BOND, noun. (legal) A contractor's bond, guaranteeing that the contractor will perform the contract and providing that, in the event of default, the surety may complete the contract or pay damages up to the bond limit.
PERFORMANCE BONDS, noun. Plural of performance bond
PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT, noun. The process of ensuring that organisational goals are consistently being met in an effective and efficient manner.
PERFORMANCE METRIC, noun. (business) A measurement of performance, often financial performance, either against peers or against a predetermined target.
PERFORMANCE POETRY, noun. Poetry written for public performance rather than private reading

Dictionary definition

PERFORMANCE, 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".
PERFORMANCE, noun. The act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment; "we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal"; "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto".
PERFORMANCE, noun. The act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it; "they criticised his performance as mayor"; "experience generally improves performance".
PERFORMANCE, noun. Any recognized accomplishment; "they admired his performance under stress"; "when Roger Maris powered four home runs in one game his performance merits awe".
PERFORMANCE, noun. Process or manner of functioning or operating; "the power of its engine determines its operation"; "the plane's operation in high winds"; "they compared the cooking performance of each oven"; "the jet's performance conformed to high standards".

Wise words

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