the main computer in a network: controls or performs certain functions for other computers.
[hohst] /hoʊst/ noun 1. a person who receives or entertains guests at home or elsewhere: the host at a theater party. 2. a master of ceremonies, moderator, or interviewer for a television or radio program. 3. a person, place, company, or the like, that provides services, resources, etc., as for a convention or sporting event: […]
- Host control interface
hardware, wireless communications (HCI) A network layer in the Bluetooth Core Protocol Stack, lying between the software and the hardware stacks and serving as the interface through which the software controls two of Bluetooths four core protocols. (2002-06-28)
[hos-tl] /ˈhɒs tl/ noun 1. Also called youth hostel. an inexpensive, supervised lodging place for young people on bicycle trips, hikes, etc. 2. British. a residence hall at a university. 3. an inn. verb (used without object), hosteled, hosteling or (especially British) hostelled, hostelling. 4. to travel, lodging each night at a hostel. /ˈhɒstəl/ noun […]
[hos-tl-er] /ˈhɒs tl ər/ noun 1. a person who operates a hostel. 2. a person who stays at a hostel or goes hosteling.