a measure of the processing power of a computer; a way of assessing CPU speed
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.
[per-fawr-muh-tiv] /pərˈfɔr mə tɪv/ adjective, Philosophy, Linguistics. 1. (of an expression or statement) an act by the very fact of being uttered, as with the expression “I promise,” that the act of promising. noun 2. a performative utterance. /pəˈfɔːmətɪv/ adjective (linguistics, philosophy) 1. 2. 1955, adjective and noun, coined by British philosopher of language J.L. […]
[per-fawrm] /pərˈfɔrm/ verb (used with object) 1. to carry out; execute; do: to perform miracles. 2. to go through or execute in the proper, customary, or established manner: to perform the marriage ceremony. 3. to carry into effect; fulfill: Perform what you promise. 4. to act (a play, part, etc.), as on the stage, in […]