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Server - Internet
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A computer, or a software package, that provides a specific kind of service to client software running on other computers. The term can refer to a particular piece of software, such as a WWW server, or to the machine on which the software is running, e.g. our mail server is down today, that?s why e-mail isn?t getting out. A single server machine could have several different server software packages running on it, thus providing many different servers to clients on the network. See Also: Client , Network

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