server Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “server” in the English Dictionary

"server" in British English

See all translations
(Definition of server from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"server" in American English

See all translations

servernoun [C]

 us   /ˈsɜr·vər/
a ​centralcomputer from which other ​computersobtaininformation
(Definition of server from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"server" in Business English

See all translations

servernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsɜːvər/ IT
a ​centralcomputer that ​controls and ​providesinformation to other ​computers in a network: The server ​crashed twice. All your e-mails are ​saved on the ​internet provider's server.
(Definition of server from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “server”
in Arabic الخادِم (كمبيوتر)…
in Korean (컴퓨터의) 서버…
in Portuguese servidor…
in Catalan servidor…
in Japanese (コンピュータの)サーバー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 计算机, 服务器…
in Turkish ana bilgisayar…
in Russian сервер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電腦, 伺服器…
in Italian server (computer)…
in Polish serwer…
What is the pronunciation of server?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“server” in British English

Word of the Day

new wave

people who are doing activities in a new and different way

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More