subtask

noun sub·task \ ˈsəb-ˌtask \
variants: or sub-task

Definition of subtask

plural subtasks or sub-tasks
: a task that is part of a more complex task
  • … I typed up a long list of every single task and even subtask I thought it would involve, from shopping for fixtures to picking up materials to installation.
  • —Matthew Vest

First Known Use of subtask

1912

in the meaning defined above

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