Definition of workload
1 : the amount of work or of working time expected or assigned students with a heavy workload
2 : the amount of work performed or capable of being performed (as by a mechanical device) usually within a specific period
Examples of workload in a Sentence
Students complained about the heavy workload.
Recent Examples of workload from the Web
For each player, the training staff would evaluate five components: The total distance covered, maximum velocity, explosiveness in each direction, yards run over 12 miles per hour and overall workload.
There are pitch-count and appearance limits to help ease the injury potential, and managers in the WBC for the most part are diligent in monitoring workloads.
Levent said the current salary structure and commensurate workload for commissioners limits the pool of people who can afford to run for the job while maintaining other work.
Maybe an organization develops a system-wide philosophy of asking more of its starting pitchers, to see if heavier workloads might actually keep a pitcher from getting hurt as much.
For hard-core runners, devices that measure stride rates and cadence will give a fuller account of your workload.
Another challenge is that physician training takes place during a woman's prime reproductive years, but pregnancy is difficult in an environment that includes heavy workloads and long hours.
Editorials in top journals across medicine have cited administrative workloads as part of the reason for the alarming rates of burnout in the profession.
The rigorous academic program gave him a heavy workload and deprived him of sleep.
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Definition of workload for English Language Learners
: the amount of work that is expected to be done
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