web server

Definitions

Computing

  • noun a computer that stores the collection of webpages that make up a website

Electronics

  • (written as Web server)
    A server, such as an HTTP server, within the global system of servers which comprise the World Wide Web. The Web pages users wish to access over the Internet are provided by Web servers. Also spelled Webserver.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a program that serves up webpages when requested by a client, e.g. a web browser
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