thin

thin

(thin') adj.

smaller or simpler than usual, with limited functionality.

thin client

n.

1. a small computer that has little or no ability to be configured or expanded and derives most of its capabilities from servers on a network. Most thin clients have no storage devices and no way to install new software.

2. a simple or general-purpose client program that provides access to the specialized or complex capabilities of a server program.

thin server

n.

a server computer of small size and limited ability to be configured.

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