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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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As Moroccan acrobatic performances started gaining momentum, British children increasingly became the subject of Moroccan apprenticeship and ethnic exhibition in "Moorish" circuses, a historical fact that intensified legal contestations on the legitimacy of "Oriental" practices in Britain as a whole.
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.
Key words: Activity, meaningful time, situated cognition, acrobatic performance.
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.
The increasingly prominent Arabic Arts Festival takes place in July and one of the major highlights of the 2008 programme will be Taoub-Collectif Acrobatique de Tangier, a dramatic acrobatic performance accompanied by live Arabic music and traditional song.
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.
In 1995 I was employed full-time at the BMW Racing and Acrobatic School where one of the tasks for me was travelling to Moscow's Red Square to film some acrobatic performance sequences on ice with the new BMW 325i Coupe," Bertuzzi recalls.
Weird and wonderful performers from around the world will be entertaining this year's crowds, including a comedy chef duo, the UK's leading all-women acrobatic performance company and a silent comedy act.
At dusk, characters of the Chinese opera went around the ground floor to meet and have photos taken with guests, followed by a Zion show featuring acrobatic performance at the main lobby.
Well even those not familiar with Pink through her 2009 Funhouse tour will remember her breathtaking, unforgettable acrobatic performance of Glitter in the Air at the 2010 Grammys.
Nicked: Sam Gorman is led away after finally being collared following his acrobatic performance on the pitch.