from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The amount of work assigned to or expected from a worker in a specified time period.
- n. The amount of work that a machine produces or can produce in a specified time period.
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- n. The amount of work assigned to a particular worker, normally in a specified time period
- n. The amount of work that a machine can handle or produce
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. work that a person is expected to do in a specified time
$workload = $job - > workload (); echo "Received job:". $job - > handle (). "\n"; echo "Workload: $workload\n";
If you take a purist definition of the term workload, you will find that workload is the total requests made by users and applications of a system.
Senator Klobuchar said she and her colleague had discussed some of the shifts in workload during the recount, as have their chiefs-of-staff to coordinate work on some cases.
We pay these people very handsomely to represent our interests; their workload is light compared to ours.
Several events are coming up and the workload is growing steadily.
If you are feeling really good and your workload is such that you can handle extra, then go for it.
Lilac referrals initially came from health sources and word of mouth, but now all schools and library boards in Northern Ireland are aware of the work being carried out, so the workload is constantly growing.
Blueknight - the single worst communications device in terms of police workload is not the PR but the mobile phone.
Many of his ministerial colleagues have remarked that Clegg's workload is unreasonable and he needs more support to increase his clout.
"We don't have lots of reserves, so we have to stay ahead of where we think our workload is going and where the economy is going," he says.