work load

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work′ load`

or work′load`,

the amount of work that a machine, employee, or group of employees can be or is expected to perform.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: load - work that a person is expected to do in a specified timework load - work that a person is expected to do in a specified time
case load - the number of cases handled in a given period of time (as by a court or agency)
employment, work - the occupation for which you are paid; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"
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A good way to efficiently navigate a full school work load while maintaining a healthy life balance is to plan.
The purpose of the bill is to lower work load of Islamabad High Court in view of high prices of properties in Islamabad Capital Territory.
The work load of blood transfusion was increased by 2.
Tenders are invited for Four Legs Electric Butt-Welded Steel Chain Sling Grade T For Lifting Of Work Load Of 32 Tonnes Working Load Of Single Leg Is 08 Tonnes As Per Enclosed Specification.
Once it's fully operational, RIO, as the organization is being called, will assume a major portion of the work load currently performed by the Readiness Management Group at Robins AFB, Ga.
NYSE: ASR) (BMV: ASUR) said it received approval from the Ministry of Communications and Transportation for the Master Development Programs for each of its Mexican concessions for the years 2014 through 2028 and the efficiency factor applicable and the maximum tariffs per work load unit for the years 2014 through 2018.
Summary: Egyptian comedian actor Ahmad Hilmi has reached an agreement with director Khaled Mar'ee to increase their work load on the new film "Sabi Al Birimah" in order to have it ready for screening
Having been involved in some charitable work for The Roy Castle Foundation, we are well aware of how much time and effort Professor Donnelly puts into his work even attending the charity events with his wife when his work load makes it possible for him to do so.
And if not, what does that say about the work load of the employees' office or department?
CAPMT has completed a revision of its constitution and bylaws for the purpose of establishing wider representation in the decision-making processes and greater involvement of the membership in shaping the course and determining CAPMT's long and short term goals, both at the state and local levels; to reduce the work load of the officers; and to clarify and better define or redefine certain policies and procedures.
According to Mr Lang, if an employee takes time off with a stress related illness, complains a heavy work load is making them sick, or seems not to be coping, employers should take action.
We need to see how he responds from the work load, if he can come back.