To be singularly focused on a task without being distracted by other tasks.
Example: There was a deadline at the end of the month, so the team had to be laser-focused on shipping the feature and they deprioritized other tasks in the feature backlog.
Variations: laser focused, laser focus
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Word: Close It Out
Definition: To mark something as completed.
Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.