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- v. Present participle of perform.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Doing; executing; accomplishing.
- Trained to perform tricks or play a part: as, performing dogs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the performance of a part or role in a drama
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"The term 'performing inconsistently' is a more accurate reflection of the school's situation and clearly flags that while some aspects of the school's provision may be good or better, improvement is needed in others."
BERLIN -- Dutch-born entertainer Johannes Heesters, who made his name performing in Adolf Hitler's Germany and was dogged later in his long career by controversy over his Nazi-era past, died Saturday, his agent said.
For a star who has made his name performing in CGI-filled blockbusters, it was a big adjustment: Instead of acting opposite green screens and simulating...
For a star who has made his name performing in CGI-filled blockbusters, it was a big adjustment: Instead of acting opposite green screens and simulating adventures inside big warehouse studios, Sam Worthington was standing 25 stories above 45th Street in Manhattan, balancing on a concrete slab atop the Roosevelt Hotel.
For a star who has made his name performing in CGI-filled blockbusters, it was a big adjustment: Instead of acting opposite green screens and simulating adventures inside big warehouse studios, Sam Wo...
In my last post, I introduced you to Prime Sport which I defined as performing at a consistently high level under the most challenging conditions.
Amos Winter, a PhD candidate in mechanical engineering, along with a team of undergraduates and international design collaborators, has designed such a device, which he describes as performing like a combination of a desk chair and a mountain bike - "something you can comfortably sit in all day and maneuver around the office, but also use to efficiently commute to and from work."
A song that can be gentle this time had an underlying fierceness to it that was quite moving, not to mention the pleasure they took in performing together.
She started performing from the dressing - the basement, in the dark.
By 6, the Miami native was in performing-arts school, practicing his dance moves in the great tradition of Michael Jackson.
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