Definitions for "TASK"
Business; employment; undertaking; labor.
A clearly defined and measurable activity accomplished by individuals and organizations. Tasks are specific activities which contribute to the accomplishment of encompassing missions or other requirements.
the lowest level of detail in a work plan, tasks are the detail steps necessary to complete an activity.
A running program--similar to a process on UNIX systems. A task is scheduled by the operating system and provides the framework in which threads run. The operating system recognizes tasks for managing memory protection, hardware resource limits, and accounting. A task consists of one or more teams.
An executable item (a TME resource) that can be run on any managed node transparently; this can be a shell script, a Perl script, a compiled program or any other kind of valid executable.
A Mach abstraction consisting of a virtual address space and a port name space. A task itself performs no computation; rather, it is the context in which threads run. See also "process"; "thread".
Generically, an activity or set of activities that might be defined as part of a process. When used within a phrase such as 'Standard Operational Task' it defines a well documented, controlled, proceduralised, and usually low risk, activity. The procedure controlling the manner in which the task is carried out would be subject to formal Change Control. Technical Observation Post A prearranged meeting of specialist technical support staff from within the IT support organisation brought together to focus on specific aspects of IT availability.
The smallest indivisible part of an activity that is needed to track a project, such that it becomes impractical, or of no benefit, to break down the activity any further.
A task identifies an activity for which a user wants to separately budget or monitor costs. Tasks allow a user the ability to further define a project into separate functions for which the user can separately budget and monitor expenditures. A user has the ability to define top-level task definitions for all project types.
Category you are to perform within I-DEAS, such as Master Modeler, Master Assembly, or Drafting Setup.
a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee; "estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"; "the job of repairing the engine took several hours"; "the endless task of classifying the samples"; "the farmer's morning chores"
a behavior performed by a ModSAF entity or unit on the battlefield
Keywords:  pvm, theprocesses, subprogram, run, alt
a basic unit of computation in PVM, a Unix process for instance
a conversation that is significant in terms of a long-running business process, and has the potential to trigger a business process state transition when it is successfully completed
a process currently running on the system
An item associated with a web in FrontPage, representing an action you need to perform to complete or maintain the web. Some tasks are automatically generated by wizards in FrontPage. You can also add your own tasks. Tasks are displayed in Tasks view.
a defined goal or action
a grouping of actions that fail or succeed as a group
a personal "to-do" item that you want to track but that you don't schedule in your agenda like a meeting
a set of specifications that tells FolderClone what files/folders you want to be copied, where you want them copied, and how often you want this done
a specific chore you want TealAgent to perform and consists of a set of settings for a single template
Keywords:  commontasks, bfroot, babar, slac, carlo
An Ada construct that may operate in parallel with other tasks.
This refers to contributions by collaborators to keep the BABAR detector running effectively. As defined in the BABAR Collaboration Services Policy: "It is expected that all institutions in the collaboration contribute to the ongoing operation of the experiment. These contributions include detector systems and core software operations and maintenance; coordination and management tasks; physics tools development and infrastructure support; Monte Carlo production; and a host of other jobs both in the operation of the detector and computing Reference Link (
An atomic client operation, used to generate load on a server.
an activity with a concrete, non-linguistic, realistic goal which requires language to reach that goal
a particular instance of a procedure that achieves a goal
a set of physical and cognitive procedures that when combined serve to achieve a particular goal
a communicative act that does not usually have a restrictive focus on a single grammatical structure
a project that is the responsibility of a single person
a single item that you need to do, often by a specific time
Marking a Task Complete
A subset of steps performed for an individual process. For example, a task would be adding-on purchased products and reactive patches to your operating system. Tasks can be divided into activities depending upon the task and the section. A complete task is all of the steps required to perform that task.
assign a task to; "I tasked him with looking after the children"
a series of turnpoints selected from a pre- announced list by the contest director based on the day's weather condition and the advice of experienced competition pilots
A competition discipline
Keywords:  labor, parser, impose, definite, duty
Labor or study imposed by another, often in a definite quantity or amount.
To impose a task upon; to assign a definite amount of business, labor, or duty to.
a definition of when and how to use each report parser
This term can have several meanings, depending on context. We will use it to mean a sequence of operations that together make up some logical part of an algorithm or program.
a sequence of high-level actions to be done in a given context
a term that is occasionally used in the OSSAD context
Keywords:  todo, calendar, slot, occupy, something
In Calendar Express on the client side, a component of a calendar that specifies something to be done. On the server side, a task is called a todo.
a to do item, which may have a particular due date, but does not occupy a particular time slot on your calendar
Task Automation and Schedule Knowledge : TASK TASK is an integrated system of a web front end to a database that is specifcally designed to give an organisation the ability to track projects, or tasks. TASK also provides automated email notification
One component of a R & D project, which may be differentiated from others by the distinct characteristics of its technical results, costs or scheduling.
a function in ArcGIS Explorer that allows the user to ask a predefined question of the server and view and examine the results
User Administration - Privileges
an event that you create to act as a reminder for yourselves
a new type of toolbox which allows overlapping sets of tools
a security tool's probe, check, signature, etc
Keywords:  iraf, command, program, met, motors
collection of programming commands. A task performs the specified output (e.g. turn motors on) until the specified condition is met (e.g. for 5 seconds)
A program known to IRAF, a command in the cl.
a log-processing event of any type programmed into the Scheduler
Keywords:  squire, recruit, met, trial, phase
a requirement that must be met by an applicant/Recruit/Squire in order to make it over into the next Phase of the Trial of Right
A single question, problem, or task used to assess a student (see Item).
A performance assessment task allows students to effectively create a sample product or performance that can be observed and judged. Tasks contain information about the administration procedures (e.g., task time, materials, safety concerns), written instructions to help students demonstrate mastery of the skills that will be assessed, and questions to assess student learning.
Keywords:  daqmx, concept, important, new
an important new concept for NI-DAQmx
a de clarative description of the desired behavior the agent should exhibit as it interacts with the environment
To oppress with severe or excessive burdens; to tax.
Keywords:  patience, limit, taxing, you
use to the limit; "you are taxing my patience"
a more independent unit of analysis
A unit of computation analogous to an AIX process.
An independent, parallel process.
Keywords:  sub, routine, xml, standard, command
a specifically named XML element, with standardized attributes and sub-elements that make up the options for the represented command
a standard sub-routine which has to be run at a specific frequency
a set of interrelated changes to the web property
a runtime container for all your hierarchy of open windows and data
a function such as "put messages on the display" or "monitor limit switches and turn off an actuator if it reaches its limit"
Three Phase Internationalization Model Transfer price
An optional field on the Stores Order Form. It is used by departments for internal cost accounting to identify buildings, labs, etc. Task is up to three digits long.
Keywords:  bar
Keywords:  fault, charge, tax
To charge; to tax, as with a fault.
a container for the resources (virtual memory, ports, processors,
an instance of a transformation and specifies the values of the parameters
a collection of one or more virtual channels with timing, triggering, and other properties
Keywords:  compensation, total
Total compensation
a specific portion of the overall skill level
Keywords:  item, something, due, date, specific
an item which is something to be done
a to do item due on a specific date
Keywords:  entity, manageable
a manageable entity
a software object which receives and initiates messages
Keywords:  well, defined
a well-defined
Keywords:  application, open
An open application.