server

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English[edit]

A Viennese beer server (3.1)
A rack-mounted server computer (2)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English servere, equivalent to serve +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

server (plural servers)

  1. (computing) A program that provides services to other programs or devices, either in the same computer or over a computer network.
    Antonym: client
  2. (computing) A computer dedicated to running such programs.
    • 2013 June 14, Jonathan Freedland, “Obama's once hip brand is now tainted”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 1, page 18:
      Now we are liberal with our innermost secrets, spraying them into the public ether with a generosity our forebears could not have imagined. Where we once sent love letters in a sealed envelope, or stuck photographs of our children in a family album, now such private material is despatched to servers and clouds operated by people we don't know and will never meet.
  3. One who serves.
    1. A waitress or waiter.
    2. (tennis, volleyball) The player who serves the ball.
    3. (Christianity) A priest's attendant at the celebration of the Eucharist.
      Synonyms: altar server, acolyte
  4. A tray for dishes.
    Synonym: salver
  5. A spoon for serving food.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

serva +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

server m (plural servers)

  1. serviceberry (tree)

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

server

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of servō

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English server.

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Noun[edit]

server m (definite singular serveren, indefinite plural servere, definite plural serverne)

  1. (computing) a server

Etymology 2[edit]

From English server. Akin to serve +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

server m (definite singular serveren, indefinite plural servere, definite plural serverne)

  1. (tennis) the player who serves the ball

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

server

  1. imperative of servere

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English server.

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Noun[edit]

server m (definite singular serveren, indefinite plural serverar, definite plural serverane)

  1. (computing) a server
  2. (tennis) the player who serves the ball

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

server

  1. imperative of servera and servere

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

server c

  1. (computing) a server

Declension[edit]

Declension of server 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative server servern servrar servrarna
Genitive servers serverns servrars servrarnas

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Turkish[edit]

Server

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /seɾˈveɾ/
  • Hyphenation: ser‧ver

Noun[edit]

server (definite accusative serveri, plural serverler)

  1. servant

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative server
Definite accusative serveri
Singular Plural
Nominative server serverler
Definite accusative serveri serverleri
Dative servere serverlere
Locative serverde serverlerde
Ablative serverden serverlerden
Genitive serverin serverlerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular serverim serverlerim
2nd singular serverin serverlerin
3rd singular serveri serverleri
1st plural serverimiz serverlerimiz
2nd plural serveriniz serverleriniz
3rd plural serverleri serverleri
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular serverim serverlerim
2nd singular serversin serverlersin
3rd singular server
serverdir
serverler
serverlerdir
1st plural serveriz serverleriz
2nd plural serversiniz serverlersiniz
3rd plural serverler serverlerdir