workstation
noun Date: 1931 1. an area with equipment for the performance of a specialized task usually by a single individual 2. a. an intelligent terminal or personal computer usually connected to a computer network b. a powerful microcomputer used especially for scientific or engineering work

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  • Workstation — Work|sta|tion 〈[wœ:kstɛıʃn] f. 10; EDV〉 (an ein Netz angeschlossener) leistungsfähiger, eigenständiger Computer zur individuellen Arbeit am Arbeitsplatz [engl., „Arbeitsplatz“] * * * Work|sta|tion [ wə:ksteɪʃn̩ ], die; , s [engl. work station,… …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • workstation */ — UK [ˈwɜː(r)kˌsteɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ˈwɜrkˌsteɪʃ(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms workstation : singular workstation plural workstations 1) a desk for one person to work at, usually with a computer 2) computing a powerful computer used in an office or… …   English dictionary

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