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newsserver

Syllabification: news·serv·er
Pronunciation: /ˈn(y)o͞ozˌsərvər
 
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Definition of newsserver in English:

noun

A server that receives and disseminates messages for a newsgroup.
Example sentences
  • When I checked XTRA's local usenet newsserver while writing a feature article a month or so ago I found that there was quite a bit of hard-core porn lurking there.
  • Menu item "File: Newsservers" is used to configure the newsservers that are used to load messages from newsgroups.
  • Note that not all newsservers allow posting - some are read only.

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