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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.
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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]
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