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work·sta·tion

 (wûrk′stā′shən)
n.
1. An area, as in an office, outfitted with equipment and furnishings for one worker and usually including a computer.
2. A sophisticated computer used for a specific purpose, such as software development or imaging.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.workstation - a desktop digital computer that is conventionally considered to be more powerful than a microcomputerworkstation - a desktop digital computer that is conventionally considered to be more powerful than a microcomputer
digital computer - a computer that represents information by numerical (binary) digits
Translations
pracovní stanice
terminal
työasema
terminal
munkaállomás
ワークステーション
작업 구역
arbetsstation
คอมพิวเตอร์
chỗ ngồi làm việc

workstation

[ˈwɜːkˌsteɪʃən] N (Comput) → terminal f de trabajo

workstation

work station [ˈwɜːrksteɪʃən] nstation f de travailwork study nétude f du travailwork surface nplan m de travail

workstation

حَاسِبَةٌ إِلِكْتُرونِيَّة pracovní stanice terminal Workstation σταθμός εργασίας terminal de trabajo työasema poste de travail terminal stazione di lavoro ワークステーション 작업 구역 werkstation arbeidsplass stanowisko robocze estação de trabalho рабочая станция arbetsstation คอมพิวเตอร์ çalışma köşesi chỗ ngồi làm việc 工作站
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