a quantitative or qualitative measurement, or any other criterion, by which the performance, efficiency, achievement, etc of a person or organization can be assessed, often by comparison with an agreed standard or target
- Performance poetry
noun poetry written for the public, rather than private use
- Performance rating
noun a measure of the processing power of a computer; a way of assessing CPU speed Usage Note computing
noun, Psychology. 1. a test requiring little or no use of language, the test materials being designed to elicit manual or behavioral responses rather than verbal ones. noun 1. (psychol) a test designed to assess a person’s manual ability
noun a performer Word Origin based on informant, etc.