Definitions for "Dumb terminal"
This is a terminal that has no processing capabilities. The information shown on the screen is taken from a central server where the processing is done.
These are hooked up to mainframes, and are little more than a monitor attached to a keyboard. All they are good for is running programs using the mainframe's...
This is a terminal with no programming or processing capabilities, and it is used primarily for information entering.
Keywords:  processor, drive, hard
a processor usually with no hard drive
Keywords:  send, receive, device, data, process
a device that can send and receive data but cannot process data