Another term for a personal computer, usually referring to a computer running an operating system other than Windows (e.g. Linux, Unix or Mac OS).
A networked personal computing device with more power than a standard IBM PC or Macintosh. Typically, a workstation has an operating system such as unix that is capable of running several tasks at the same time. It has several megabytes of memory and a large, high-resolution display. Examples are Sun workstations and Digital DECstations.
originally referred to a high-powered PC, usually scientific or engineering-oriented; now coming to mean any individual full-capability PC.
A powerful microcomputer that features a sophisticated graphical user interface (GUI) and the processing power of a minicomputer.