VS.

Client vs. Server

Published:
Views: 53

Clientnoun

A customer, a buyer or receiver of goods or services.

Servernoun

(computing) A program that provides services to other programs or devices, either in the same computer or over a computer network.

Clientnoun

(computing) The role of a computer application or system that requests and/or consumes the services provided by another having the role of server.

Servernoun

(computing) A computer dedicated to running such programs.

Clientnoun

One who receives help or services from a professional such as a lawyer or accountant.

Servernoun

One who serves.

ADVERTISEMENT

Clientnoun

(legal) A person who employs or retains an attorney to represent him or her in any legal matter, or one who merely divulges confidential matters to an attorney while pursuing professional assistance without subsequently retaining the attorney.

Servernoun

A waitress or waiter.

Clientnoun

A citizen who put himself under the protection of a man of distinction and influence, who was called his patron.

Servernoun

(tennis) The player who serves the ball.

Clientnoun

A dependent; one under the protection of another.

‘I do think they are your friends and clients,And fearful to disturb you.’;

Servernoun

A priest's attendant at the celebration of the Eucharist.

ADVERTISEMENT

Clientnoun

One who consults a legal adviser, or submits his cause to his management.

Servernoun

A tray for dishes; a salver.

Clientnoun

a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer

Servernoun

A spoon for serving food.

Clientnoun

someone who pays for goods or services

Servernoun

One who serves.

ADVERTISEMENT

Clientnoun

(computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network

Servernoun

A tray for dishes; a salver.

Clientnoun

a person or organization using the services of a lawyer or other professional person or company

‘insurance tailor-made to a client's specific requirements’;

Servernoun

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

Clientnoun

a person being dealt with by social or medical services

‘a client referred for counselling’;

Servernoun

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

Clientnoun

(in a network) a desktop computer or workstation that is capable of obtaining information and applications from a server

‘workstation clients are going to be easy to install’;

Servernoun

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

Clientnoun

a program that is capable of obtaining a service provided by another program

‘friendly client programs like this enable you to perform complicated actions in just a mouse press or two’;

Servernoun

utensil used in serving food or drink

Clientnoun

(in ancient Rome) a plebeian under the protection of a patrician.

Clientnoun

a dependant; a hanger-on.

Popular Comparisons

Latest Comparisons

Trending Comparisons