server

Primary Meanings of server

1.
n
a person whose occupation is to serve at table (as in a restaurant)
2.
n
(computer science) a computer that provides client stations with access to files and printers as shared resources to a computer network
Full Definitions of server
1

n a person whose occupation is to serve at table (as in a restaurant)

Synonyms:
waiter
Types:
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carhop
a waiter at a drive-in restaurant
counterman, counterperson, counterwoman
someone who attends a counter (as in a diner)
sommelier, wine steward, wine waiter
a waiter who manages wine service in a hotel or restaurant
waitress
a woman waiter
bunny, bunny girl
a young waitress in a nightclub whose costume includes the tail and ears of a rabbit
soda jerk, soda jerker
someone who works at a soda fountain
Type of:
dining-room attendant, restaurant attendant
someone employed to provide service in a dining room

n utensil used in serving food or drink

Type of:
utensil
an implement for practical use (especially in a household)

n (court games) the player who serves to start a point

Type of:
participant, player
a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
2

n (computer science) a computer that provides client stations with access to files and printers as shared resources to a computer network

Synonyms:
host
Type of:
computer, computing device, computing machine, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system
a machine for performing calculations automatically

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