Definition of servlet in English:

servlet

noun

Computing
  • A small, server-resident program that typically runs automatically in response to user input.

    • ‘The same discussion extends into the next chapter when it discusses JSP and coupling JSP with servlets.’
    • ‘When a JSP is first invoked, it is automatically turned into a servlet.’
    • ‘It is used to control web page content via servlets, which are little programs that run on a web server.’
    • ‘Worse, the servlet did not require any user authentication to access or upload report files, according to ISS.’
    • ‘While programmers are not especially daunted by servlets, graphic designers might feel otherwise.’

Pronunciation:

servlet

/ˈsərvlit/