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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

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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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"MARGINALISEDKikambala is largely marginalised and the youth keep themselves busy with performing arts, Amunga says, adding that they use their acrobatic skills not only to earn a living but to show others that this can be a constructive way of avoiding being drawn into social vices.
The creative team behind the world of OVO is: Artistic Guides Guy Laliberte and Gilles Ste-Croix; Writer, Director and Choreographer Deborah Colker (first female director at Cirque du Soleil); Director of Creation Chantal Tremblay; Set and props Designer Gringo Cardia; Costume Designer Liz Vandal; Composer and Musical Director Berna Ceppas; Lighting Designer Eric Champoux; Sound Designer Jonathan Deans and for the first time at Cirque du Soleil: Rigging and Acrobatic Equipment Designer Fred Gerard; Acrobatic Performance Designer Philippe Aubertin; and Makeup Designer Julie Begin.
The Britain's Got Talent finalists are presenting an action-packed Eid Al Adha show for the next four days at City Centre Bahrain with jaw-dropping moves and acrobatic tricks.
Narin says she hopes the free acrobatic performances will boost public interest and increase enrollment.
The event will also feature a performance by Zoltaacuten Veres, world vice-champion from Hungary, and his MXS and two Czech groups, Flying Bulls and Follow Me Team, Hlubockaacute added.What should visitors expect?Between 9:00 and 16:00, visitors can also enjoy the acrobatic group of four gliders Blaniacutek L 23 O#269ovskyacutech Ba#269ov, Shark Displey Team, the performance of Boeing Stearman from the UK and Slovak actobats Frantiscaronek Pytliacutek and Duscaronan Scaronamko.
Over a dozen acts will perform at the program including Mark Davis from Hoffman Estates a Handsaw Player and Singer; Robert Garvey of Schaumburg and Joan Neville of Palatine performing a Ballroom Dance; Dan Lambatos from Schaumburg with a Stand-up Comedy routine; Joan Mundstock of Schaumburg performing an acrobatic dance and Peggy Oddo from Prospect Heights performing a Tap Dance; Toni Higgins-Thrash u Singer/Dancer and the following singers: Don Landise from Elk Grove Village; Adeline Lint from Schaumburg; Rod Marino from Elk Grove Village; Bill Moretti from Streamwood; Alfred Papiewski from Elgin; Margaret Perotti from Schaumburg and Robert Gunnison from Lake Villa.
Acrobatic gymnastics is a modern and artistic discipline which requires an extraordinary amount of courage and trust among gymnasts.
The airshow, which features an international turnouts of 160 commercial and military aircraft, invited for the first time the Chinese Air Force's August 1st Air Demonstration Team, which will demonstrate with seven J-10 aerobatic fighter jets its acrobatic skills.
The acrobatic dance show, La Dolce Vita - Europe's most famous acrobatic aerialist team - will bring the golden age of Italy's 60s rock 'n' roll era to life, interpreting bogie acts with enchanting costumes, comedy and aerial performances.
HIGH FLYER China's Wang Xin impresses the Glasgow crowd yesterday with her stunning acrobatic skills
SKELMANTHORPE sisters Ellie and Olivia Procter starred at the British Acrobatic Gymnastic Championships.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A breathtaking air show which was performed by acrobatic pilots amazed Istanbulities.