Entry from US English dictionary
1The evaluation of a person’s mental or manual ability.
- Otherwise the performance evaluation should be done in the classroom and confined to subjects such as art, music and physical training, which surely need performance testing.
- The investigators assessed level of noise caused by aircraft and traffic around the school, and related these levels to the results of cognitive performance testing and health questionnaires.
1.1The evaluation of the heritable characteristics of a bull or other breeding animal, or of a plant, as determined from the known characteristics of the offspring.
- Careful performance testing allows the quality of potential breeding bulls be determined at an early age.
- Vigorous performance testing was implemented to assure that only the best breeding stock of stallions and mares would be used to maintain and enhance the marvelous qualities of this breed.
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Syllabification: per·for·mance test·ing
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