|1.||a person, company, etc, that seeks the advice of a professional man or woman|
|3.||a person who is registered with or receiving services or financial aid from a welfare agency|
|4.||computing a program or work station that requests data or information from a server|
|5.||a person depending on another's patronage|
|[C14: from Latin cliēns retainer, dependant; related to Latin clīnāre to lean]|
|client (klī'ənt) Pronunciation Key
A program that runs on a personal computer or workstation connected to a computer network and requests information from a file server.