data acquisition computer


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data acquisition computer

[′dad·ə ‚ak·wə‚zish·ən kəm′pyüd·ər]
(computer science)
A computer that is used to acquire and analyze data generated by instruments.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Existing sensing capabilities, networks, data acquisition computers and local servers should all be considered.
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