What is a dumb terminal?

It sounds obvious, and is once you know, but what is a dumb terminal?

Dumb Terminal

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

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

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