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performance 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/pərˈfôrməns/,
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performances, plural;
  1. An act of staging or presenting a play, concert, or other form of entertainment
    • - Don Giovanni had its first performance in 1787
  2. A person's rendering of a dramatic role, song, or piece of music
    • - Bailey gives a sound performance as the doctor
  3. A display of exaggerated behavior or a process involving a great deal of unnecessary time and effort; a fuss
    • - he stopped to tie his shoe and seemed to be making quite a performance of it
  4. The action or process of carrying out or accomplishing an action, task, or function
    • - the continual performance of a single task reduces a man to the level of a machine
  5. An action, task, or operation, seen in terms of how successfully it was performed
    • - pay increases are now being linked more closely to performance
    • - a dynamic performance by Davis
  6. The capabilities of a machine or product, esp. when observed under particular conditions
    • - the hardware is put through tests which assess the performance of the processor
  7. A vehicle's capacity to gain speed rapidly and move efficiently and safely at high speed

  8. The extent to which an investment is profitable, esp. in relation to other investments

  9. An individual's use of a language, i.e., what a speaker actually says, including hesitations, false starts, and errors


  1. 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"
  2. 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"
  3. 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"
  4. any recognized accomplishment; "they admired his performance under stress"; "when Roger Maris powered four home runs in one game his performance merits awe"
  5. operation: 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"
  6. A performance, in performing arts, generally comprises an event in which one group of people (the performer or performers) behave in a particular way for another group of people (the audience). ...
  7. Computer performance is characterized by the amount of useful work accomplished by a computer system compared to the time and resources used.
  8. Rising is the third live album, and twentieth album overall, from Scottish singer-songwriter Donovan. The live versions of Donovan's hits guaranteed that Rising would receive a release in both the United States and United Kingdom. ...
  9. Performance is the twelfth album by German progressive rock band Eloy, which was released in 1983 .
  10. Performance is a British film made in 1968 but not released until 1970. It was directed by Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg, and stars James Fox and Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones in his film acting debut.
  11. Performance is the first live album from Spacemen 3, documenting a set from the Perfect Prescription tour. It was recorded on February 6, 1988 at De Melkweg, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  12. The act of performing; carrying into execution or action; execution; achievement; accomplishment; representation by action; as, the performance of an undertaking of a duty; That which is performed or accomplished; a thing done or carried through; an achievement; a deed; an act; a feat; ...
  13. (Performances) Practical demonstration of learners' skills, eg in Music or Drama.
  14. (Performances) Sharon Polifrone, John Howell, Randy Marchany, Natalie Shaffer, Shenandoah Alphorn Trio, Chris Miller, Richard Cole, Allen Bachelder, Trevor Robinson
  15. Carrying out the promises specified in a contract.
  16. the technical, operational, and quality characteristics of the end item.
  17. The goal of learning. AKA productivity, results. It’s relative to context. Decide what constitutes performance, then design the learning to support it.
  18. art Dramatic presentation by visual artists (as distinguished from theater artists such as actors and dancers) before an audience, usually apart from a formal theatrical setting.
  19. Performance of ZigBee devices and networks is measured by things including the speed and efficiency of communications, and the number of packets lost or errored.
  20. Means by which one accomplishes an action or task
  21. The thermal, solar, and visual properties of a product influence the building energy balance due to solar gains, heat loss, and daylight, and require auxiliary energy from artificial lighting, heating, and cooling; ventilation energy (fans) may also be affected. ...
  22. The quarterly changes in fund or account values attributable to investment income, realised or unrealised appreciation, and the total gross return to the investors both before and after investment management fees.
  23. A specific date/time instance of the event (i.e. the Sunday @ 2:30pm matinee of West Side Story).
  24. Performance is an embedded Intel roadmap vector that supports processors and chipsets focused on high compute performance, dual processor, data integrity features, large memory footprint and high I/O throughput. ...
  25. The actual effort that the individual undertakes in order to carry out the work. Performance relates to the person's ability to perform all of the tasks and duties required for a specific job. ...