server


server
/ˈsɜvə/ (say 'servuh)

noun
1. someone who serves.
2. that which serves or is used in serving, as a salver, serving spoon or fork.
3. Ecclesiastical an attendant on the celebrant during the Mass, who arranges the altar, makes the responses, etc.
4. Tennis, etc. the player who puts the ball in play.
5. Computers
a. a program which provides services to another computer via a network: a web server.
b. the computer on which the program operates.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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