Definition of servlet in English:


Syllabification: serv·let
Pronunciation: /ˈsərvlit


  • A small, server-resident program that typically runs automatically in response to user input.
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    • It is used to control web page content via servlets, which are little programs that run on a web server.
    • While programmers are not especially daunted by servlets, graphic designers might feel otherwise.
    • When a JSP is first invoked, it is automatically turned into a servlet.

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