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A computer connected to a network on which users of the network can store files.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Computer Science) computing the central unit of a local area network that controls its operation and provides access to separately stored data files
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a computer that makes files available to workstations on a network.Compare server (def. 6).
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|Noun||1.||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
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