Task

Task may refer to:

  • Task analysis
  • Task (project management)
  • Task (computing), in computing, a program execution context
  • TASK party, a series of improvisational participatory art-related events organized by artist Oliver Herring
  • Task (language instruction) refers to a certain type of activity used in language instruction
  • The TASK family of potassium ion channels
  • Task (L): Dragon deity

Famous quotes containing the word task:

    Every man’s task is his life-preserver. The conviction that his work is dear to God and cannot be spared, defends him.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    I live for those who love me,
    Whose hearts are kind and true;
    For the Heaven that smiles above me,
    And awaits my spirit too;
    For all human ties that bind me,
    For the task by God assigned me,
    For the bright hopes yet to find me,
    And the good that I can do.
    George Linnaeus Banks (1821–1881)

    Here is what sometimes happened to me: after spending the first part of the night at my desk—that part when night trudges heavily uphill—I would emerge from the trance of my task at the exact moment when night had reached the summit and was teetering on that crest, ready to roll down into the haze of dawn....
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)