a person who serves.
a person who waits on tables; a waiter or waitress.
something that serves or is used in serving, as a salver.
a broad fork, spoon, or spatula for dishing out and serving individual portions of food, as vegetables, cake, or pie.
Ecclesiastical. an attendant on the priest at Mass, who arranges the altar, makes the responses, etc.
(in tennis, badminton, handball, etc.) the player who puts the ball or shuttlecock in play.
a computer that makes services, as access to data files, programs, and peripheral devices, available to workstations on a network.
Compare client (def 5), file server.
a person who serves
(mainly RC Church) a person who acts as acolyte or assists the priest at Mass
something that is used in serving food and drink
the player who serves in racket games
(computing) a computer or program that supplies data or resources to other machines on a network
A computer that manages centralized data storage or network communications resources. A server provides and organizes access to these resources for other computers linked to it.
Computer or software that performs administration or coordination functions within a network.
World-Wide Web Processing or content generation that is done on the web server or other server, as opposed to on the client computer where the web browser is running. An example is server-side include where one file is inserted in another before it is served, rather than, say, having the browser request the files separately […]
- Server-side include
World-Wide Web (SSI) The facility provided by most web servers, e.g. NCSA httpd, to replace special tags in an HTML file with the contents of another file before the file is sent out by the server, i.e. an HTML macro. NCSA httpd tutorial (http://hoohoo.ncsa.uiuc.edu/docs/tutorials/includes.html). (1996-09-08)
noun, plural serveries. 1. Chiefly British. a food counter in a cafeteria or pub.
verb (used without object), served, serving. 1. to act as a servant. 2. to wait on table, as a waiter. 3. to offer or have a meal or refreshments available, as for patrons or guests: Come early, we’re serving at six. 4. to offer or distribute a portion or portions of food or a beverage, […]