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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 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.
To summarize, the aim of the present study was to demonstrate how the dynamics of activity during acrobatic performance may be conceived as the organization of "meaningful time".
On June 4, Gab Valenciano pulled off an acrobatic performance involving a giant spiral, Cristine Reyes literally scorched the stage with a fiery act that threatened to alarm the Fire Department, Wacky Kiray came up with a high-wire act, and Daniel Matsunaga similarly impressed by way of his own high-flying acrobatic performance.
Approximately 300 people enjoyed two free screenings of Korean films at the City Cinema MGM on Sunday and Monday evening, while several hundred of them gathered in the evening at the Intercontinental Hotel gardens to mark the Korean National Day celebrations on Tuesday, an event that featured Korean dishes made on site and a music, dance and acrobatic performance. Acrobatic performances kept the visitors entertained.
"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.
The eye-popping acrobatic performance created by Franco Dragone, known for his work with Cirque du Soleil, is slashing its ticket prices by half from Nov.
The special explores some groundbreaking Grammy performances , like Pink's stunning, acrobatic performance in 2010, the high-energy pairing of Imagine Dragons and Kendrick Lamar in 2014, and Beyonce and Prince doing a medley in 2004.
There will also be a live acrobatic performance each Friday evening at around 6pm to really get the party started.
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.
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.