Hay 3 definiciones de host en inglés:

host1

Silabificación: host
Pronunciación: /hōst
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A person who receives or entertains other people as guests: a dinner-party host
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    • In the event of unannounced guests, the host and hostess will usually sit beside the table.
    • The Moreton children entertained their hosts with wartime songs, including Run, Rabbit, Run and the Dad's Army theme song Who Do You Think You Are Kidding, Mr Hitler?
    • The horses pulling the carriage suddenly took fright for no apparent reason, snapped the traces and bolted off, startling both the hosts and their guest of honour.
    Sinónimos
    party-giver, hostess, entertainer
  • 1.1A person, place, or organization that holds and organizes an event to which others are invited: Innsbruck once played host to the Winter Olympics
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    • Speaking of album launches, the White House Hotel in Ballinlough played host to two such events over the past three weeks.
    • St Nathy's Hall played host to the event entitled ‘Celebrating difference’.
    • As always, the courses in and around Tramore played host to the event and once again, a superb week was had by all.
  • 1.2An area in which particular living things are found: Australia is host to some of the world’s most dangerous animals
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    • He estimated that this small area was playing host to about 100,000 starlings.
    • Due to its relatively unspoiled and undeveloped condition, this area is also host to large populations of numerous other species.
    • The area is host to wildlife such as owls, skylarks, brown hares and a host of wildlife of all kinds.
  • 1.3often • humorous The landlord or landlady of a pub: mine host raised his glass of whiskey
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    • As well as his player of the year trophy, Fairclough won £350 courtesy of sponsors The Unique Pub Co - mine host to pubs in York and across the country - with runner-up Christian Fox earning £150.
    • Inside, brass plaques still warn of the penalties of under-age drinking and the whereabouts of the conveniences, and mine host serves welcoming tea and coffee from behind a stout wooden bar.
    • ‘Sometimes we do,’ said mine host, ‘but as you are a special guest we thought you'd like it neat.’
  • 1.4The moderator or emcee of a television or radio program.
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    • America now has many opinionated television and talk radio hosts, who have presented their one sided and often inflammatory view of the situation.
    • In the bizarre world of conservative television pundits and talk radio hosts, loyalty means supporting the wars they support.
    • These days, she works as a daytime television presenter, gameshow host and author.
    Sinónimos
    presenter, anchor, anchorman, anchorwoman, announcer, master of ceremonies, ringmaster
    informal emcee
  • 2 Biology An animal or plant on or in which a parasite or commensal organism lives.
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    • Parasites that manipulate the sex of their hosts are called reproductive parasites - and they are not as rare as one might like to think.
    • Thus, defenses evolved in response to one parasite can give hosts protection against other parasitic species.
    • This approach needs to be refined and extended to other associations between parasitic plants and their hosts.
  • 2.1 (also host cell) A living cell in which a virus multiplies.
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    • Third, the viral genetic material takes over the operation of the host cell, forcing the host cell to manufacture new virus.
    • Such viruses enter the host cell and then rapidly multiply inside the cell before killing it.
    • Another HCV model system is needed to show the beginning stages of the viral life cycle - viral entry into host cells and viral activity in the host cell before replication.
  • 2.2A person or animal that has received transplanted tissue or a transplanted organ.
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    • There are the intelligent sows called pigoons, bred as hosts for human transplant organs.
    • Thus, the rescued eye tissues arise from the host and not the donor.
    • Nodule formation involves responses of the host in various root tissues.
  • 3 (also host computer) A computer that mediates multiple access to databases mounted on it or provides other services to a computer network.
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    • In either case, software runs on a real-time operating system, but it can be accessed from a host computer using an Ethernet connection.
    • The communications link provides a communication medium by which users can access the host computer from remote locations.
    • A host computer must consistently provide data at a full 11.08 megabits per second during any recording to avoid buffer underrun errors.

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  • 1Act as host at (an event) or for (a television or radio program).
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    • The event was hosted by television comedian Tony Hawks, star of Whose Line is it Anyway?
    • In the week leading up to the event, Glasgow will host fan parties, including the NFL Experience, an American football theme park in George Square.
    • Marty Whelan will again host the televised event.
    Sinónimos
    give, have, hold, throw, put on, provide, arrange, organizepresent, introduce, front, anchor, announce
    informal emcee
  • 2Store (a website or other data) on a server or other computer so that it can be accessed over the Internet: Columbia University currently hosts some 400 websites
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    • Diebold recently stopped sueing ISPs for hosting the leaked material.
    • Started in 1965, the great UbuWeb now hosts an extensive archive of the ten issues.
    • Netcraft compared the sites which are now hosted on Windows 2003 with their operating system in December 2002.

Origen

Middle English: from Old French hoste, from Latin hospes, hospit- 'host, guest'.

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Hay 3 definiciones de host en inglés:

host2

Silabificación: host
Pronunciación: /
 
hōst/

sustantivo

(a host of or hosts of)

Origen

Middle English: from Old French ost, hoost, from Latin hostis 'stranger, enemy' (in medieval Latin 'army').

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Hay 3 definiciones de host en inglés:

host3

Silabificación: host
Pronunciación: /
 
hōst/

sustantivo

(usually the Host)
  • The bread consecrated in the Eucharist: the elevation of the Host
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    • The deacons will substitute for priests at weekend ceremonies of readings and prayers, but will not be able to consecrate the Host.
    • In response to his ‘Amen,’ I lean forward to place the Host on his tongue.
    • In the National Gallery's Mass of Saint Giles, for example, the saint elevates the Host at the moment of consecration.

Origen

Middle English: from Old French hoiste, from Latin hostia 'victim'.

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