file server


noun

a computer that makes files available to workstations on a network.

Nearby words

  1. file card,
  2. file clerk,
  3. file extension,
  4. file folder,
  5. file footage,
  6. file sharing,
  7. file transfer protocol,
  8. file-sharing,
  9. filecard,
  10. filefish

Compare server(def 7).

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British Dictionary definitions for file server

file server

noun

computing the central unit of a local area network that controls its operation and provides access to separately stored data files
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