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network computer

noun
1.
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
1990-1995
1990-95
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Examples from the web for network computer
  • Eight electronic eyes, hooked to a neural network computer, set the arms in motion when they sense changes in the environment.
  • If you publish diagrams of network computer switching, that wouldn't be the case.
  • All accommodations feature desks with full network computer access.
Contemporary definitions for network computer
noun

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 Note

computing

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