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A device which controls access to separately stored files, as part of a multi-user system.
- ‘Where is the latest version of that document you were looking for - on the file server, on your laptop, on the PC at home?’
- ‘Allocation of data is controlled by the local file system on the file server.’
- ‘A video server is the multimedia equivalent of a data file server.’
- ‘Though I wouldn't use it for an enterprise level database or file server, it should be fine for a home file server.’
- ‘So I wrote a proposal and got permission to procure a box to act as a file server, fax server, internal web server, e-mail server and Internet gateway.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.