Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of task.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Task-work.

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Examples

  • The idea that the kids are whizzes at multimedia tasking is a platitude confected by middle-aged techno gurus to peddle their expertise as explainers of generational difference.

    Time For A Slow-Word Movement

  • Multi-tasking is the modern mantra when it comes to furniture and once you get around the market, you will be astonished of what you can find in terms of highly flexible and space saving interiors.

    Small Apartment Ideas by Tori Golub

  • How tasking is this for you as you equally have another blog that talks about your children and also seek advice for germane issues affecting other people on that particular blog?

    Interview Thursday: She is Awesome

  • Love the growing trend that multi-tasking is not what us humans were made to do.

    Write Just One Thing Today, and Write It Well | Write to Done

  • Multi-tasking is great, but it’s important that the big jobs are done with complete focus on the task at hand.

    8 Things I Did To Help Me Complete My First Book | Write to Done

  • The former leads to half-tasking, which is not recommended.

    Therese Borchard: 6 Steps To Manage Your Time Better: An Interview With Russell Bishop

  • “Although he [Bush] did not recall tasking [chief of staff James] Baker to research any particular matter, he may have asked why the campaign did not know more about Clinton’s demonstrating” against the Vietnam War, the FBI interview report stated.

    Printing: Dissing Fitzgerald & Prosecutorial Politics

  • "Although he [Bush] did not recall tasking [chief of staff James] Baker to research any particular matter, he may have asked why the campaign did not know more about Clinton's demonstrating" against the Vietnam War, the FBI interview report stated.

    Dissing Fitzgerald & Prosecutorial Politics

  • At the very least, it appears to allow true app multi-tasking, which is something that actually makes the concept of a large-scale iPod touch-type device genuinely appealing.

    GigaOM Network

  • They reminded me of the pretty French story, in which an old artist is described as tasking the ingenuity of his future son-in-law by giving him as a subject for his pencil a flower-piece composed of only white flowers, of which the one-half were to bear their proper colour, the other half a deep purple hue, and yet all be perfectly natural; and how the young man resolved the riddle, and gained his mistress, by introducing a transparent purple vase into the picture, and making the light pass through it on the flowers that were drooping over the edge.

    MacMillan's Reading Books Book V

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