or work sta·tion
[ wurk-stey-shuhn ]
/ ˈwɜrkˌsteɪ ʃən /
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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
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How to use workstation in a sentence
According to U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, 30,000 computer workstations were rendered useless and had to be replaced.In Saudi Arabia and Israel, Signals That Iran Has Retaliation in Works|Bruce Riedel|October 26, 2012|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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