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server

noun [C] uk   /ˈsɜː.vər/  us   /ˈsɝː.vɚ/

server noun [C] (COMPUTING)

B1 computing a central computer from which other computers get information: a client/network/file server
More examples
  • The server is down again.
  • The server crashed.

server noun [C] (PROVIDE FOOD/DRINK)

a large spoon, etc. that is used for serving food: salad servers US a person who serves food in a restaurant
Translations of “server”
in Korean (컴퓨터의) 서버…
in Arabic الخادِم (كمبيوتر)…
in Portuguese servidor…
in Catalan servidor…
in Japanese (コンピュータの)サーバー…
in Italian server (computer)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電腦, 伺服器…
in Russian сервер…
in Turkish ana bilgisayar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 计算机, 服务器…
in Polish serwer…
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