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file server

n.
A computer connected to a network on which users of the network can store files.
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file server

n
(Computer Science) computing the central unit of a local area network that controls its operation and provides access to separately stored data files
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file′ serv`er


n.
a computer that makes files available to workstations on a network.
Compare server (def. 6).
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.file server - (computer science) a digital computer that provides workstations on a network with controlled access to shared resources
dedicated file server - (computer science) a file server that can be used only as a file server
digital computer - a computer that represents information by numerical (binary) digits
non-dedicated file server - (computer science) a file server that can be used simultaneously as a workstation
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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