Server

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Definition

a server: a central computer from which other computers obtain information
noun
The server is down; it's not working therefore the other computers aren't working either.

a server (in a restaurant): a waiter (in a restaurant), the person who delivers food to customers at a table
noun

Examples

  • "A large slab of meat of indeterminate origin (Ask your server)"
  • "The catch is that as more and more people use the internet, more and more pages are loaded, searches are made, and videos are watched, and so more and more servers are needed to power all this web activity."
  • "You might also have come across an e-mail with the subject: 'Delavigne mail server (urgent!"
  • "My servers could handle 10 times the traffic if they weren't busy apologizing for your shit code base."
  • "Jean and I have managed to recover all of our data and transfer it to our new servers, so theoretically you should have received all e-mails which were sent to you while our server was offline."
  • "Subject: Server Crash!"
  • "Jean and I have managed to recover all of our data and transfer it to our new servers, so theoretically you should have received all e-mails which were sent to you while our server was offline."
  • "Despite these steps, the server is still on its death bed."
  • "And what powers servers?"
  • "Today I ordered a new server (with 10 petabytes of storage space, 8 gigabytes of RAM and 2 quad core processors), but it will arrive early next week."

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