- perforation gauge,
- performance appraisal,
- performance art,
- performance bond,
- performance indicator,
- performance test
Origin of performance
Examples from the Web for performance
The hope was that greater transparency about performance would drive results.The ‘No Child’ Rewrite Threatens Your Kids’ Future|Jonah Edelman|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Tony Shalhoub, Act One Sometimes you realize the power of a performance only when it remains in your mind many months later.
Having graduated Juilliard last spring, Alex Sharp is too young to have given the performance of a lifetime.
Worse still is how much of this is being made into performance.
Her very first performance onstage came at the age of 4, when she cameoed as a dancing flower in the musical Bye Bye Birdie.Jena Malone’s Long, Strange Trip From Homelessness to Hollywood Stardom|Marlow Stern|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This was Madame Malibran, under the effect of my father's performance of the Gamester, which she had just witnessed.Records of a Girlhood|Frances Ann Kemble
Whatever you may think of my economical measures, the deed is done, and my honour is now pledged for the performance.
The good- humoured Italians did not even resent the fellows having thus disturbed and interrupted the performance.Recollections Of My Childhood And Youth|George Brandes
The report of the new piece is often written and set up before the performance takes place.
Hence, the performance of every function is, in a sense, a moral obligation.
late a5c., "accomplishment" (of something), from perform + -ance. Meaning "a thing performed" is from 1590s; that of "action of performing a play, etc." is from 1610s; that of "a public entertainment" is from 1709. Performance art is attested from 1971.