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dedicated terminal

[′ded·ə‚kād·əd ′tərm·ən·əl]
(computer science)
A computer terminal that is permanently connected to a data-processing system by a communications link that is used only to transmit information between the two.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In the Phase III, which is to be tendered out later this year the selected contractor will build a passenger terminal building designed for a capacity of around 500,000 passengers per year, as well as a dedicated terminal building to traffic around 50,000 tonnes of air freighted cargo per year.
The new joint venture has been named Asia Automobile Terminal Singapore (AATS; Head Office: Singapore; Chairman, AATS: Tan Puay Hin), and by January 2009, it will establish and operate a dedicated terminal for automobiles using two berths at PSA's Pasir Panjang Terminal.
The card can be used to pay for goods in stores by flashing it across a dedicated terminal. The service, called QUICPay, allows KDDI customers to do the same with their cellphones, which function like credit cards.
"A dedicated terminal will increase the competitiveness of the budget carriers [with Malaysia Airlines] and help KLIA become the main LCC air hub in the region," he added.
The business could also prove a draw for the big cruise companies, which the council is aiming to attract back with the creation of a dedicated terminal at the Pier Head.
I see the solution as a dedicated terminal on the Vale of Glamorgan line at Rhoose with a shuttle-bus service to the airport terminal.
Seaboard, which is the largest shipper at the port, has a dedicated terminal for efficient service.
Telespezio is active in satellite services in the media, multimedia and telecommunications sector, while Comnet specialises in telecommunication services and "infomobility" - a new system for vehicles designed to provide assistance and security services through dedicated terminal equipment installed vehicles.
The evolutionary progression has been from dedicated terminal equipment to multiport terminals, to intelligent switches that permit all terminal equipment to talk to any network or mainframe, to PCs as the universal terminal, to tie-it-all-together intelligent switches and networks.
Choosing Jazeera Airways as the first airline to receive the new model in the region is proof of the confidence that major manufacturers and lessors have in the company backed by its exceptionally strong financial position and superior track record." "We also achieved another important milestone in the development of our business model, which is the inauguration of our dedicated terminal at Kuwait International Airport; a significant game-changer for our operations and customer experience.
It is pertinent to mention that the Supreme Court had banned the handling of coal at Karachi Port due to pollution and other reasons, and now coal handling has been shifted to a dedicated terminal at Port Qasim namely Pakistan International Bulk Terminal (PIBT).
In a statement, Emirates said: "More than 180,000 travellers will be making their way to Emirates' dedicated Terminal 3 facilities from January 1 -- 5, 2019.

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