or work sta·tion
- a work or office area assigned to one person, often one accommodating a computer terminal or other electronic equipment.
- a computer terminal or personal computer connected to a mainframe or network.
- 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
First recorded in 1930–35
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- an area in an office where one person works
- computing a device or component of an electronic office system consisting of a display screen and keyboard used to handle electronic office work
Word Origin and History for work station
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper