Definition of server in English:


Line breaks: ser¦ver
Pronunciation: /ˈsəːvə


1A person or thing that serves.
1.1North American A waiter or waitress.
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  • I want to thank you the waiters, the servers everyone was so nice and kind.
  • If bartenders and servers are insufficiently trained, every aspect of the operation suffers.
  • The set up crew stayed behind to act as servers, which gave the host and hostess time to interact with their guests.
1.2 Christian Church A person assisting the celebrant at the celebration of the Eucharist.
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  • Have you considered being a cup bearer, alter server, Eucharistic minister, and/or reader?
  • The altar servers were Ashling and Niamh Farrell and Nellie Casey.
  • He also thanked the choir, the reader, the collectors, Eucharistic ministers, altar servers and all present.
2A computer or computer program which manages access to a centralized resource or service in a network: the software runs on a variety of Unix servers
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  • When I go to the Macintosh, I can see the Linux server and access any file I want from it.
  • Access to reboot these servers remotely was not part of our job description.
  • Sales of storage systems, laptops, servers, software and printers jumped as well.

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