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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 task /ˈtæsk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 task /ˈtæsk/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 多用戶多任務 MU/MT

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 作業; 任務

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Task n.
 1. Labor or study imposed by another, often in a definite quantity or amount.
    Ma task of servile toil.   --Milton.
 Each morning sees some task begin,
 Each evening sees it close.   --Longfellow.
 2. Business; employment; undertaking; labor.
    His mental powers were equal to greater tasks.   --Atterbury.
 To take to task. See under Take.
 Syn: -- Work; labor; employment; business; toil; drudgery; study; lesson; stint.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Task, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tasked p. pr. & vb. n. Tasking.]
 1. To impose a task upon; to assign a definite amount of business, labor, or duty to.
    There task thy maids, and exercise the loom.   --Dryden.
 2. To oppress with severe or excessive burdens; to tax.
 3. To charge; to tax, as with a fault.
    Too impudent to task me with those errors.   --Beau. & Fl.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he
           prepared for great undertakings" [syn: undertaking, project,
      2: 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" [syn: job, chore]
      v 1: assign a task to; "I tasked him with looking after the
      2: use to the limit; "you are taxing my patience" [syn: tax]