critical path

noun

Definition of critical path

: a path (as in PERT) that connects the tasks in a process which are required to be completed for subsequent work to start or which take the greatest amount of time for completion and that provides an estimate of the duration of the entire process

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“Critical path.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/critical%20path. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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