task

  1. any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
  2. a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee

Task

(1) A sequence of instructions treated as a basic unit of work. [IEEE-STD-610] (2) A well-defined unit of work in the software process that provides management with a visible checkpoint into the status of the project. Tasks have readiness criteria (preconditions) and completion criteria (postconditions). (See activity for contrast.) [SEI/CMU-93-TR-25] ...

Task

One component of a R & D project, which may be differentiated from others by the distinct characteristics of its technical results, costs or scheduling.

Task

[teaching style] The Task teaching style is an option available to students under Student-Directed Teaching, a progressive teaching technology that aims to give the student a greater sense of ownership in his or her own education. This teaching style is `for those students who required formal instruction and yet are capable of making some c...
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task

[v] - assign a task to
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TASK

The technical name for a program that is running. These tasks are being co-ordinated to make them believe they are the only program that is running.
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Task

is the smallest indivisible part of an activity when it is broken down to a level best understood and performed by a specific person.
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Task

Task (tȧsk) noun [ Middle English taske , Old French tasque , French t√Ęche , for tasche , Late Latin tasca , taxa , from Latin taxare to rate, appraise, estimate. See Tax , noun & v. ]
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Task

Task transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Tasked ; present participle & verbal noun Tasking .] 1. To impose a task upon; to assign a definite amount of business, labor, or duty to. « There task thy maids, an...
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task

chore noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee; `estimates of the city`s loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars`; `the job of repairing the engine took several hours`; `the endless task of classifying ...
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Task

• (v.) Business; employment; undertaking; labor. • (v.) Labor or study imposed by another, often in a definite quantity or amount. • (v. t.) To charge; to tax; as with a fault. • (v. t.) To oppress with severe or excessive burdens; to tax. • (v. t.) To impose a task upon; to assign a definite amount of business, labor, or d...
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task

set of actions performed by either man or machine for the accomplishment of a functional goal
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Task

[project management] In project management, a task is an activity that needs to be accomplished within a defined period of time or by a deadline to work towards work-related goals. A task can be broken down into assignments which should also have a defined start and end date or a deadline for completion. One or more assignments on a task pu...
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Task

[computing] In computing, a task is a unit of execution. In some operating systems, a task is synonymous with a process, in others with a thread. In batch processing computer systems, a task is a unit of execution within a job. ...
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Task

1) Synonym for process. 2) An activity or group of activities necessary to accomplish a goal.
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Task

a highly unusual or bizarre theme, e.g. Babson-task or Valladao-task.
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