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The act of performing; the carrying into execution or action; execution; achievement; accomplishment; representation by action; as, the performance of an undertaking of a duty. Promises are not binding where the performance is impossible. (Paley)

2. That which is performed or accomplished; a thing done or carried through; an achievement; a deed; an act; a feat; especially, an action of an elaborate or public character. Her walking and other actual performances. His musical performances. .

Synonym: Completion, consummation, execution, accomplishment, achievement, production, work, act, action, deed, exploit, feat.

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Extended sleeping

Over the about the last month or two I've had a seemingly endless amount of performances, tests and assessments due for university. I've been working hard and forcing myself to practice until late at night and then getting up early in the morning to practice some ...

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by Zsingleton
Tue Nov 05, 2013 9:20 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Extended sleeping
Replies: 3
Views: 1583

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... regulatory loop they are supposed to be regulating. It is hard to begin to describe the stunning complexity surrounding and supporting the diverse performances of the p53 protein. But it is now clear that such “regulatory” processes extend outward almost without limit, connecting in one way or ...

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by scottie
Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
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Re: How can adaptations for manipulation within a lineage exist?

... ... After three generations they will get tired of swimming, as communism. There is a powerful biological tool for separation and detection of performances.

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by enarees
Sun Oct 31, 2010 5:57 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: How can adaptations for manipulation within a lineage exist?
Replies: 7
Views: 7228

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