An act of staging or presenting a play, concert, or other form of entertainment
the evening performance
An art form that combines visual art with dramatic performance
A car with high performance; a fast or powerful car.
(Of an aircraft or motor vehicle) designed to achieve high speeds
A bond issued by a bank or other financial institution, guaranteeing the fulfillment of a particular contract
A form of poetry intended to be performed as a dramatic monologue or exchange and frequently involving extemporization
An assessment of how well an employee, company, product, etc., performs.
Space where drama, music, etc., may be performed; (as a count noun) an area in which a performance takes place, a venue; specifically the area in a theatre, concert hall, etc., in which the performers act, play instruments, etc., as opposed to the area where the audience sits.
A table comparing and ranking the performance of a school, share, etc., against others.
Psychol. a non-verbal test of capability or intelligence based on the performance of certain manual tasks.
(Of a farm animal) having had heritable qualities evaluated.
A text intended to be or capable of being performed.
A presentation of a play, concert, opera, or other show at the request of royalty
A performance of a piece of music written for an opera, ballet, religious service, etc., at a concert without the accompanying dramatic action, dance, or liturgy
= matinee; (also, more generally) a performance that takes place in the morning.
(A state of) nervousness or fear preceding or accompanying participation in a particular activity (typically either sexual intercourse or a public performance of some sort), especially to the point where ability to carry out the activity is affected.
The appraisal of how well an employee or student performs in his or her work; an instance of this.
Another term for motion capture.
Denoting or relating to a substance, typically one banned for use in competitive events, that is taken by an athlete to improve their performance
A description of the rules or strategies which people use when they produce and understand sentences.
A record of an employee's history of achievement.
A variable by which the success or productivity of a venture, policy, or product can be gauged.
The way in which music is or has been performed, especially as concerns issues of authenticity or appropriateness of style in the performance of music from a particular repertoire or date; the study of this as an academic discipline.
That is related to or dependent upon how well a person, thing, etc., performs.
The evaluation of a person’s mental or manual ability
The performance of a contractual duty, as ordered in cases where damages would not be adequate remedy
A quantifiable measure used to evaluate the success of an organization, employee, etc., in meeting objectives for performance
Failure or refusal to perform or fulfill a condition, promise, etc.
An individual’s use of a language, i.e., what a speaker actually says, including hesitations, false starts, and errors