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workload

or work load

[wurk-lohd]
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noun
  1. the amount of work that a machine, employee, or group of employees can be or is expected to perform.
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Origin of workload

First recorded in 1940–45; work + load
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British Dictionary definitions for workload

workload

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 workload

n.

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

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