1. dramatic performance the act of performing a drama
  2. specific performance the performance of a legal contract as specified by its terms
  3. linguistic performance a speaker's actual use of language in real situations
  4. dramatic irony when the audience understands something the characters don't
  5. theatrical performance a performance of a play
  6. musical performance the act of performing music
  7. dramatis personae the actors in a play
  8. performance the act of doing something successfully
  9. dramatic production the act of performing a drama
  10. high-performance modified to give superior performance
  11. nonperformance failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
  12. pragmatic concerned with practical matters
  13. dramatic event an episode that is turbulent or highly emotional
  14. Dermatobia hominis large tropical American fly
  15. reticular formation a complex neural network in the central core of the brainstem; monitors the state of the body and functions in such processes as arousal and sleep and attention and muscle tone
  16. chromatic aberration an optical aberration in which the image has colored fringes
  17. aromatic hydrocarbon a hydrocarbon that contains one or more benzene rings that are characteristic of the benzene series of organic compounds
  18. dramatic play a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
  19. dramatic work a play for performance on the stage or television or in a movie etc.
  20. dramatic composition a play for performance on the stage or television or in a movie etc.

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