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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kiosk  \Ki*osk"\,  n.  [Turk.  kiushk  ki["o]shk,  Per.  k?shk.] 
  A  Turkish  open  summer  house  or  pavilion,  supported  by 
  pillars. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kiosk  \Ki*osk"\,  n. 
  A  light  ornamental  structure  used  as  a  news  stand  band 
  stand  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  kiosk 
  n  :  small  area  set  off  by  walls  for  special  use  [syn:  {booth},  {cubicle}, 
  {stall}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  kiosk 
 
  A  stall  set  up  in  a  public  place  where  one  can  obtain 
  information,  e.g.  tourist  information.  The  information  may  be 
  provided  by  a  human  or  by  a  computer.  In  the  latter  case,  the 
  data  may  be  stored  locally  (e.g.  on  {CD-ROM})  or  accessed  via 
  a  network  using  some  kind  of  distributed  information  retreival 
  system  such  as  {Gopher}  or  {World-Wide  Web}. 
 
  (1998-09-07) 
 
 




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