application terminal A combination of input and output devices configured into a unit to meet the requirements of a particular type of business activity and environment. They usually have some built-in processing capability and are connected to a controlling processor via a data communication link. Examples include point-of-sale (POS) terminals and automated teller terminals (ATMs).
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