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What is a dumb terminal?

Dumb Terminal

A dumb terminal refers to a device that typically consists of a keyboard, and monitor that d A dumber terminal refers to a device that typically consists of a keyboard, and monitor that does not have intelligence oes not have intelligence (data processing ability). Instead dumb terminals are connected through a network to a fully-fledged (intelligent) computer such as a server or mainframe.

Dumb terminals are used by a variety of businesses such as banks for imputing data and recalling it from a connected computer.