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workload

[wurk-lohd] /ˈwɜrkˌloʊd/
noun
1.
the amount of work that a machine, employee, or group of employees can be or is expected to perform.
Also, work load.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; work + load
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Examples from the web for work load
  • Going up hill they aided in taking some of the work load off your legs.
  • The much-promised redesign is almost ready to go, but my sudden work load has postponed it for a few weeks.
  • Instead, the diesel engine varies the amount of fuel squirted into its cylinders depending on the work load placed on it.
British Dictionary definitions for work load

workload

/ˈwɜːkˌləʊd/
noun
1.
the amount of work to be done, esp in a specified period by a person, machine, etc
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Word Origin and History for work load

workload

n.

1946, from work (n.) + load (n.).

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