Definition of workstation in English:

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workstation

Pronunciation: /ˈwərkˌstāSH(ə)n/

noun

1A desktop computer terminal, typically networked and more powerful than a personal computer.
Example sentences
  • The Dell range of products includes personal computers, workstations, laptops, file servers, storage devices and, recently, printers.
  • To avoid booting from floppy disks, the workstations needed bootable network cards.
  • This kind of computing can transform a local network of workstations into a virtual supercomputer.
2An area where work of a particular nature is carried out, such as a specific location on a manufacturing assembly line.
Example sentences
  • It occupies an area of 600 square metres and covers the 11 workstations that assemble and fit the injection system.
  • Most of the 60 million Euro investment paid for 44 robots in the body shop and a new assembly line with 50 workstations.
  • Glass walls around the collaborative area and low partitioned workstations allow for plenty of natural light.

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Syllabification: work·sta·tion

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