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serv·er

 (sûr′vər)
n.
1.
a. One who serves food and drink.
b. Something, such as a tray, that is used in serving food and drink.
2. An altar server.
3. Law One who serves a legal process, such as a summons or court order.
4. Sports The player who serves, as in court games.
5. Computers
a. A file server.
b. A computer that processes requests for HTML and other documents that are components of webpages.

server

(ˈsɜːvə)
n
1. a person who serves
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) chiefly RC Church a person who acts as acolyte or assists the priest at Mass
3. something that is used in serving food and drink
4. (General Sporting Terms) the player who serves in racket games
5. (Computer Science) computing a computer or program that supplies data or resources to other machines on a network

serv•er

(ˈsɜr vər)

n.
1. a person who serves.
2. a person who waits on tables; waiter or waitress.
3. something that serves or is used in serving, as a salver.
4. a utensil, as a broad fork, for dishing out individual portions of vegetables, cake, pie, etc.
5. an attendant on the priest at mass.
6. (in tennis, badminton, handball, etc.) the player who puts the ball or shuttlecock in play.
7. a computer that makes services, as access to data files, programs, and peripheral devices, available to workstations on a network.
[1350–1400]

serv·er

(sûr′vər)
A computer that controls a central storage area of data that can be downloaded or manipulated by another computer.

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1. A computer that holds web pages and supplies them to browsers.
2. Player who opens the rally.
3. Player who strikes the ball first in a rally.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.server - a person whose occupation is to serve at table (as in a restaurant)server - a person whose occupation is to serve at table (as in a restaurant)
carhop - a waiter at a drive-in restaurant
counterman, counterperson, counterwoman - someone who attends a counter (as in a diner)
dining-room attendant, restaurant attendant - someone employed to provide service in a dining room
sommelier, wine steward, wine waiter - a waiter who manages wine service in a hotel or restaurant
waitress - a woman waiter
2.server - (court games) the player who serves to start a point
court game - an athletic game played on a court
player, participant - a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
3.server - (computer science) a computer that provides client stations with access to files and printers as shared resources to a computer network
computer network - (computer science) a network of computers
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
4.server - utensil used in serving food or drink
utensil - an implement for practical use (especially in a household)
Translations
جِهَازُ السِيرْفَرطَقْم من الآنية تُسْتَخْدم على المائِدَهمن يَسْتَهِل الضَّرْبَة المَبدَئِيَّهمَنْ يَضْرُبُ الكُرَّة
-kapodávajícípodávající hráčserverservírovací mísa
server=-bestikbestik
tarjoilijapalvelinserveritarjotinpalvelija
poslužiteljserver
adogatószerver
sá sem á uppgjöf
サーバー
봉사자서버
podávajúci hráčservírovací vozík
serverservitör
เครื่องเซิร์ฟเวอร์ในระบบเครือข่ายผู้เสิร์ฟลูก
çatallı kaşıkservis atan oyuncuservisçisunucu
máy chủngười giao bóng

server

[ˈsɜːvəʳ] N
1. (Rel) → monaguillo m
2. (Tennis) → jugador(a) m/f que tiene el saque or servicio
3. [of food] → camarero/a m/f, mesero/a m/f (LAm), mero/a m/f (Mex)
4. (Comput) → servidor m
5. (= cutlery) → cubierto m de servir; (= tray) → bandeja f, charola f (Mex)

server

[ˈsɜːrr]
n
(COMPUTING)serveur m
(TENNIS)serveur/euse m/f
a brilliant server and volleyer → un excellent serveur-volleyeur
(for food) salad servers → couverts mpl à salade
modif (COMPUTING) [application, architecture, software] → des serveurs server farmserver farm n (COMPUTING)parc m de serveurs

server

n
(= tray)Servierbrett nt
(= spoon/fork)Servierlöffel m, → Vorlegelöffel m/-gabel f; (= pie server)Tortenheber m; (= fish server)Fischvorlegelöffel m; salad serversSalatbesteck nt
(Tennis) → Aufschläger(in) m(f); he’s a strong serverer hat einen guten Aufschlag
(Eccl) → Ministrant(in), Messdiener(in) m(f)
(Comput) → Server m

server

[ˈsɜːvəʳ] n
a. (Rel) → chierichetto (Tennis) → chi ha il servizio, battitore/trice
b. (piece of cutlery) → posata di servizio; (tray) → vassoio, piatto da portata

serve

(səːv) verb
1. to work for a person etc eg as a servant. He served his master for forty years.
2. to distribute food etc or supply goods. She served the soup to the guests; Which shop assistant served you (with these goods)?
3. to be suitable for a purpose. This upturned bucket will serve as a seat.
4. to perform duties, eg as a member of the armed forces. He served (his country) as a soldier for twenty years; I served on the committee for five years.
5. to undergo (a prison sentence). He served (a sentence of) six years for armed robbery.
6. in tennis and similar games, to start the play by throwing up the ball etc and hitting it. He served the ball into the net; Is it your turn to serve?
noun
act of serving (a ball).
ˈserver noun
1. (usually in plural) a utensil used in serving food. salad servers.
2. a person who serves (a ball).
ˈserving noun
a portion of food served. I had two servings of pie.
it serves you etc right
you etc deserve your misfortune etc. He has done no work so it will serve him right if he fails his exam.
serve an apprenticeship
to spend a (fixed) period of time as an apprentice.
serve out
to distribute to each of a number of people. She served out the pudding.
serve up
to start serving (a meal).

server

جِهَازُ السِيرْفَر, مَنْ يَضْرُبُ الكُرَّة podávající, server server Server, Servierer διακομιστής, σέρβερ servidor palvelin, tarjoilija serveur poslužitelj, server battitore, server サーバー 봉사자, 서버 server server, serverer ministrant, serwer servidor подающий, сервер server, servitör เครื่องเซิร์ฟเวอร์ในระบบเครือข่าย, ผู้เสิร์ฟลูก servisçi, sunucu máy chủ, người giao bóng 发球员, 服务器
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