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Online Computer Terms Dictionary - H

host

1. <networking> A computer connected to a network.

The term node includes devices such as routers and printers which would not normally be called "hosts".

2. <communications> A computer to which one connects using a terminal emulator.

(1995-02-16)

 


Nearby terms: hose hosed HOS-STPL host host adaptor Host Command Facility Host Control Interface
 

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