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workstation

or work station

[wurk-stey-shuh n] /ˈwɜrkˌsteɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
a work or office area assigned to one person, often one accommodating a computer terminal or other electronic equipment.
2.
a computer terminal or personal computer connected to a mainframe or network.
3.
a powerful personal computer, often with a high-resolution display, used for computer-aided design, electronic publishing, or other graphics-intensive processing.
Origin of workstation
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35
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British Dictionary definitions for work station

work station

noun
1.
an area in an office where one person works
2.
(computing) a device or component of an electronic office system consisting of a display screen and keyboard used to handle electronic office work
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Word Origin and History for work station

workstation

n.

also work-station, 1950, from work (n.) + station. Computer sense is from 1977.

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