Definitions

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  • n. Doing a single thing at a time.

Etymologies

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uni- +‎ tasking, after multitasking.

Examples

  • Q: You write about spending a month "unitasking," as opposed to multitasking, and during that experiment you blindfold yourself while you talk on the phone and tie yourself to your desk chair.

    J. Weekly

  • Folks might think a little longer about buying a $500 tethered, unitasking device if the price of the content for that device goes past a certain psychological high-water mark.

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  • We first wrote about staycations in April 2008 and documented how the recession (or he-cession) prompted lifestyle changes like paycations, weisure, and unitasking.

    Consumer Reports' Top Buzzwords of 2009

  • Amazon's Kindle e-reader has been praised as a paragon of unitasking, forcing users to focus on the particular material at hand — no taking a break from reading Bleak House to check on the latest market news on Bloomberg. com.

    Buzzword: Unitasking

  • When it comes to home remodeling, unitasking makes sense not only as available dollars for home remodeling have dwindled but also because it's a smart way to work.

    Buzzword: Unitasking

  • Amazon's Kindle e-reader has been praised as a paragon of unitasking, forcing users to focus on the particular material at hand—no taking a break from reading Bleak House to check on the latest market news on Bloomberg.com.

    Buzzword: Unitasking

  • We first wrote about staycations in April 2008 and documented how the recession or he-cession prompted lifestyle changes like paycations, weisure, and unitasking.

    Consumer Reports' Top Buzzwords of 2009

  • It isn't a $400 unitasking ereader that is bound to a single format.

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  • It doesn't just slow down to molasses speed when multitasking ... this thing has difficulty unitasking.

    trinityboy Diary Entry

  • Heaven.: i don't think i'll be the same in spirit once i die. hopefully i can be recycled; that'd be an awful lot of unitasking energy.

    pyxopotamus Diary Entry

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