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terminal

a COMPUTER input/output device linked to the computer, usually comprising a KEYBOARD and VDU (visual display unit). MAINFRAME and MINICOMPUTERS are usually capable of serving several terminals simultaneously.
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The most important external drivers were OIF rotation dates, scheduled hardware refresh dates for the Marine Corps Digital Automated Computer Terminal, and the Army software blocking milestones.
The former media buyer's ordeal began with burning spasms of arm pain at night after spending nearly seven hours a day for five years at an office computer terminal.
Sitting at a computer terminal in a noisy newsroom, New Orleans Times-Picayune writer Mark Schleifstein is making a county-by-county comparison of Louisiana's chemical plants, detailing what pollutants are released into the air and water, and how residents may be at risk.
LawTALK has been adapted for use with WESTMATE software, allowing legal researchers to enter WESTLAW commands and search queries or descriptions by speaking into a microphone attached to a computer terminal.
But with the imaging system, records can be located at the computer terminal and printed out in minutes.
In addition, he says, SBS complaints intensify among employees with little control over their work situation -- for instance, those who must sit all day at a computer terminal with no access to an open window.
Electronic mail (e-mail) is a method of electronically transmitting text from one computer terminal to another.
By simply looking at a computer terminal, the operator can see exactly what is happening in the manufacturing process.
The Deaf-Blind Computer Terminal Interface allows deaf-blind people to use a computer.
Frequent late-night sessions with the computer terminal. Slightly crazed look.
To observe life around the UK from a computer terminal was unthinkable until relatively recently, yet what is possible is changing fast.
"One of the niches where [thin clients] are becoming interesting is where you have constituents who don't necessarily need to stare at a computer terminal all day long," he says.

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