work station

noun
1.
a work or office area assigned to one person, often one accommodating a computer terminal or other electronic equipment.
2.
a computer terminal or microcomputer connected to a mainframe, minicomputer, or data-processing network.
3.
a powerful microcomputer, often with a high-resolution display, used for computer-aided design, electronic publishing, or other graphics-intensive processing.
Also, workstation.


Origin:
1930–35

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work station
 
n
1.  an area in an office where one person works
2.  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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workstation definition

computer
A general-purpose computer designed to be used by one person at a time and which offers higher performance than normally found in a personal computer, especially with respect to graphics, processing power and the ability to carry out several tasks at the same time.
(1995-05-04)

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Example sentences
About ten years ago our campus began provisioning faculty with laptops, rather
  than desktops, as the primary workstation.
My supervisor finally barred them from my workstation.
Above each machinist's workstation there was a wooden cube with a different
  colour painted on each face.
It is operated from a computer workstation, rather than by traditional aircraft
  controls, and has an automatic landing system.
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