network computer

noun
a relatively inexpensive computer with minimal processing power, designed primarily to provide access to computer networks, as corporate intranets or the Internet. Abbreviation: NC

Origin:
1990–95

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Main Entry:  network computer
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a personal computer designed to be connected to a local area network or to the Internet and which has no disk drives of its own
Usage:  computing
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