Definition of file server in English:

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file server

Pronunciation: /ˈfīl ˌsərvər/


A device that controls access to separately stored files, as part of a multiuser system.
Example sentences
  • Allocation of data is controlled by the local file system on the file server.
  • A video server is the multimedia equivalent of a data file server.
  • Though I wouldn't use it for an enterprise level database or file server, it should be fine for a home file server.

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Syllabification: file serv·er

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