Meaning of work station

work' sta"tion

Pronunciation: [key]
  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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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