Dictionary Term

Server

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A server is a computer that feeds information to other computers, and is called a “server” because the information it sends serves, or provides services to, the computers on the receiving end of the line.

Servers are widely known as the devices that provide Internet access to users all over the world, but a server can provide many services, from email service to data service.

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