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DEAF, DUMB, AND BLIND. A man born deaf, dumb, and blind, is considered an idiot. (q.v.) 1 Bl. Com. 304; F. N. B. 233; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 2111.

DUMB. One who cannot speak; a person who is mute. See Deaf and dumb, Deaf, dumb, and blind; Mute, standing mute.

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Windows Terminals offer the highest levels of security, but the least user flexibility since they are basically dumb terminals, the end user has virtually no control.
Now, instead of having dumb terminals at remote sites, we have the equivalent of a mainframe computer on every desk throughout the whole school district or university system.
Which explains why Penney, after listening to salesmen and doing his own research, selected a $12,000 system: a Unix mainframe with a dozen dumb terminals.
Chino, CA, July 11, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Acnodes Corporation, a quality provider of industrial computers, today announces the latest portable field-ready dumb terminal, the PKD8173.
With no hard disk and minimal programs, they gave us a foot into the PC World and one back into the Dumb Terminal World at the same time.
Kail sets them up with a dumb terminal that can access the D/I Mux's programmable software via a common control unit (CCU).
"When we talk about a network computer, a lot of people say, 'That's a dumb terminal.' These are not dumb terminals.
The operator reads the bar code in the bottom of the sheet with a wand connected to a dumb terminal, logging the job into the station.
The system will operate through telephone lines and a "dumb terminal"-a video display screen with a keyboard-in consumers' homes.
Provide native Web browser access to existing TP applications in a way which removes the restrictions of the dumb terminal.
Essentially, a terminal emulation program lets an intelligent microcomputer become a dumb terminal.