or work sta·tion
[ wurk-stey-shuhn ]
/ ˈwɜrkˌsteɪ ʃən /
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.
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Origin of workstation
First recorded in 1930–35
Words nearby workstation
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Example sentences from the Web for workstation
Sometime in the early hours of the day KAL 007 was shot down, Beck arrived at his workstation at the embassy.The Intern Who Birthed The KAL007 Conspiracy Theories|Tim Mak|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for workstation
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
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