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Definition of "workstation" []

  • An area, as in an office, outfitted with equipment and furnishings for one worker and usually including a computer. (noun)
  • A sophisticated standalone computer used for a specific purpose, such as imaging. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "workstation" in a sentence
  • "My 4-year-old HP mobile workstation is still running strong. the only problem I've had was a split in the power cord."
  • "My workstation is an HP EliteBook with 4Gb ram, 2. 5ghz core 2 duo, and a 300gb hard drive."
  • "The Dell model you mention is a corporate computer workstation from a few years ago that is powerful enough to run a Computer Automated Drawing, or CAD, software package."