Task (computing)

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In computing, a task is a unit of execution. In some operating systems, a task is synonymous with a process, and in others with a thread. In batch processing computer systems, a task is a unit of execution within a job.[1][2]

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  1. "What is task? - Definition from WhatIs.com". WhatIs.com. Retrieved June 11, 2015. 
  2. "What are computer processes?". liutilities.com. Retrieved June 11, 2015.