Michael Henson's

Glossary of Computer Science Terms

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WAN: Wide Area Network
wide area network (WAN): a network of computers that are separated by large distances
word: 16 bits; two bytes
workstation-server model: a simple architectural model in which processor performance and memory capacity determine the largest task that a user can perform