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host computer

noun
1.
the main computer in a network: controls or performs certain functions for other computers.
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  • During operation, the host computer sends commands to the controller to select the desired spectral and polarization parameters.
  • The account, host computer, and directory information given on this page is for demonstration purposes only.
  • Replacement of the test host computer system in this test site is neither anticipated nor desired.
  • The nine recreation centers were chosen based upon the faculties' ability to host computer labs.

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