1. specific performance the performance of a legal contract as specified by its terms
  2. linguistic performance a speaker's actual use of language in real situations
  3. dramatic performance the act of performing a drama
  4. musical performance the act of performing music
  5. theatrical performance a performance of a play
  6. performance the act of doing something successfully
  7. high-performance modified to give superior performance
  8. nonperformance failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
  9. specific gravity the density of a substance relative to the density of water
  10. specification the act of naming explicitly
  11. osteitis deformans a disease of bone occurring in the middle aged and elderly
  12. Pacific herring important food fish of the northern Pacific
  13. significance the quality of being important
  14. conformance correspondence in form or appearance
  15. nonconformance failure to conform to accepted standards of behavior
  16. superficial of, affecting, or being on or near the surface
  17. Pacific sardine small pilchards common off the pacific coast of North America
  18. Special Forces a division of the United States Army that is specially trained for guerilla fighting
  19. Special Branch a government police department dealing with political security
  20. nonspecific urethritis inflammation of the urethra of unknown cause