|1.||a person who serves|
|2.||chiefly RC Church a person who acts as acolyte or assists the priest at Mass|
|3.||something that is used in serving food and drink|
|4.||the player who serves in racket games|
|5.||computing a computer or program that supplies data or resources to other machines on a network|
|server (sûr'vər) Pronunciation Key
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.
servern. A kind of daemon that performs a service for the requester and which often runs on a computer other than the one on which the server runs. A particularly common term on the Internet, which is rife with `web servers', `name servers', `domain servers', `news servers', `finger servers', and the like.