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acrobat

an entertainer who performs acts that require skill, agility, and coordination, such as tumbling, swinging from a trapeze, or walking a tightrope

Acrobat

(text, product)
A product from Adobe Systems, Inc., for manipulating documents stored in Portable Document Format. Acrobat provides a platform-independent means of creating, viewing, and printing documents.

Acropolis: the magazine of Acrobat publishing.

Acrobat

Document exchange software from Adobe that allows documents to be displayed and printed the same on every computer. The Acrobat system created the Portable Document Format (PDF), which is widely used in commercial printing and on the Web. See PDF.
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The acrobatic performance was demonstrated by Chinese Artists as the audience termed the show as a source of excellent entertainment and an opportunity to understand and know about the Chinese culture and traditions.
There was a myriad of cultural events ranging from orchestra and traditional dances to handicrafts and authentic Chinese tea-tasting, in addition to stunning acrobatic performances and activities in the open air on the opening day and on Friday.
Britain's staging of Moroccan acrobatic performances, accordingly, cannot be detached from the various economic, political, and cultural settings characteristic of such a significant historical juncture, wherein the non-Western Other wound up being celebrated not only as a cultural trope of ethnic and racial difference but also capitalized on as a metaphor of exoticism at the economic and cultural levels.
The four performers dressed in white suits walked across the stage towards the Papal throne and surprised the Pope by whipping off their shirts before beginning an acrobatic performance.
Speaking about the team, Ghassan Majed, coach of the Crazy Dunkers team, says, "The boys have a strong base in gymnastics and that gives them the strength in their leaps and the impeccable balance needed for the acrobatic performance.
The results demonstrated that acrobatic performance can be divided into different periods that delineate meaningful time.
Creators: Guy Laliberte, Guide and Founder Francois Girard, Writer and Director Francois Seguin, Set Designer Line Tremblay, Director of Creation Renee April, Costume Designer Rene Dupere, Composer Debra Brown, Choreographer David Finn, Lighting Designer Francois Bergeron, Sound Designer Serge Lamothe, Playwright Scott Osgood, Acrobatic Equipment and Rigging Designer Florence Pot, Acrobatic Performance Designer
PASADENA - Greeting visitors with a Cirque du Soleil-style acrobatic performance, TrizecHahn Development on Friday opened Paseo Colorado, heir to the old Plaza Pasadena mall.
Today Cirque du Soleil produces 19 shows all over the world all of which Cirque du Soleil says can be described using 8 characteristics: acrobatic performance, acting, art forms from around the world, imaginary worlds, dance, daring, dexterity and grace.
Nicked: Sam Gorman is led away after finally being collared following his acrobatic performance on the pitch.
Kooza" is described as a return to the origins of Cirque du Soleil that combines two circus traditions - acrobatic performance and the art of clowning.
Bjorn Thors's acrobatic performance is a virtuoso affair, but in the context of Kafka, theatrical virtuosity seems beside the point.