network terminal



  • A computer input/output device which incorporates a video adapter, monitor, keyboard, and usually a mouse. Used in networks. Also called computer terminal (1), terminal (1), console (3), or station (6). When such a terminal has no processing capability it is called dumb terminal, while a terminal that incorporates a CPU and memory does have processing capability, and is called intelligent terminal.
  • A personal computer or workstation which is linked to a network. Also called computer terminal (2), terminal (2), or station (7).