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mirror site

n.
A file server that contains a duplicate set of files of another file server, thereby sharing the burden of distribution to ensure rapid availability of data when there is heavy demand.

mir′ror site`


n.
Computers. a Web site that has been copied to another server in order to provide faster access or wider availability, or to reduce traffic on the network.
[1995–2000]
Translations
site miroir
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A download mirror server used to host HandBrake was hacked, and a modified version of HandBrake that contained a variant of the OSX.
For more information, to download the demo or to find download mirror sites, please visit the official Web site at www.
It contains fixes for bugs experienced in the first demo and there are plenty of download mirrors to choose from - the fastest taking about two hours for the 64MB.