workstation

noun work·sta·tion \ ˈwərk-ˌstā-shən \
|Updated on: 24 Jun 2018

Definition of workstation

1 : an area with equipment for the performance of a specialized task usually by a single individual
2 a : an intelligent terminal or personal computer usually connected to a computer network
b : a powerful microcomputer used especially for scientific or engineering work

Examples of workstation in a Sentence

  1. Employees should keep their workstations neat and organized.

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First Known Use of workstation

1910

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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WORKSTATION Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of workstation for English Language Learners

  • : an area that has the equipment needed for one person to do a particular job

  • : a computer that is connected to a computer network


WORKSTATION Defined for Kids

workstation

noun work·sta·tion \ ˈwərk-ˌstā-shən \

Definition of workstation for Students

1 : an area with equipment for the performance of a particular task usually by one person
2 : a computer usually connected to a larger network


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