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work station

Computing a device or component of an electronic office system consisting of a display screen and keyboard used to handle electronic office work

work station

[′wərk ‚stā·shən]
(computer science)
A workplace where a person can interact with a computer on a conversational basis, either a microcomputer and printer or a terminal connected to a remote computer.
(industrial engineering)
A workplace that is included in a production system or on a piece of equipment at which an individual worker may spend only a portion of a working shift.

work station

A space in a building, all or part of a work place, where an assigned task is performed; such spaces are often created by partitions or by the arrangement of furniture or equipment on the floor.
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The club manager can argue that since bartender work station assignments do matter and management has failed to plan, monitor, and control this important part of the bar's operations, club management needs to take charge of making those assignments to put the club in position to realize the bar's revenue potential.
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The unit uses a powerful fan to extract the dust from individual or multiple work stations, trapping it in a filter bag system.
The Work Station also includes a safety feature that activates the shutter when the door is opened, thus completely shielding the operator from exposure to UV light.
* reduce in-process inventory of castings and eliminate casting batches at each work station;
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