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1. <hardware> An electronic or electromechanical device for
entering data into a computer or a communications system and
displaying data received. Early terminals were called
teletypes, later ones VDUs. Typically a terminal
communicates with the computer via a serial line.
2. <electronics> The end of a line where signals are either
transmitted or received, or a point along the length of a line
where the signals are made available to apparatus.
3. <electronics> Apparatus to send and/or receive signals on a
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