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.
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Such a workload is heavy but nonetheless common in softball due to the underhanded throwing motion that is easier on a pitcher's body.
There will be a series of technical appointments, but no director of football to help ease his workload.
The right-hander has carried a heavy workload in recent outings, with a pair of nine-inning complete games preceding the start against Mississippi State.
The dozen or so surgeons at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute have taken varying approaches to managing their workloads.
Cooper pointed out that the lower workloads could well be symptomatic of the fact that there are far more relief pitchers than there were in the old days.
Two months later, at Google I/O, the company showed the TensorFlow Lite platform for mobile phones, and a beefier processor for running machine learning workloads, the Cloud TPU (Tensor Processing Unit).
Each Grub screensaver crawls a portion of the Web and relays details back to LookSmart’s computers in San Francisco, which parcel out the workload.
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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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