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A ‘stripped’ personal computer designed specifically to be a client in a client/server network—which holds minimal software and data locally, and obtains software and data as needed from servers

thin client

A computer linked to others within a network that does not have its own disc drive and relies heavily for its function on a central server.
See: fat client
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