host

(redirected from host computers)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

host

(Multitude), noun a many, a mass of, an abundance of, army, array, assembly, body, cloud, cluster, company, congregation, crowd, crush, flood, galaxy, group, herd, horde, jam, large amount, litter, nest, no end of, numbers, pack, panoply, school, scores, slew, storm

host

(Owner), noun barkeeper, bartender, hostess, hotel keeper, innkeeper, inviter, owner, owner of an estabbishment, proprietor, restaurant owner, saloon keeper, serving liquor, tavern keeper
Associated concepts: host liability statute
See also: body, collection, mass, plurality, quantity
References in periodicals archive ?
First Macintosh Host computers break 1,000 mark Domain name system introduced
Once a connection is made, the remote host computer flashes a silent command back to the stolen portable that automatically erases its hard disk and then disconnects.
Our new AirBridge Gateway service virtually eliminates roadblocks created by differences in cellular and land-based data communication languages and allows portable computers to communicate with host computers over the cellular network.
Today's increase in dedicated access speeds from 56- and 64-Kbps to 128- and 256-Kbps is based upon Sprint's TP4900 high-performance packet switch which enables Sprint to provide new and faster Dedicated Access Facilities (DAFs), which links the user's host computer to SprintNet.
Table 79 - Egypt - Internet host computers - 1995 - 2005
Based on a specially developed algorithm, the NORAND system constantly checks to find the fastest transmission route for data traveling between the host computer application and any particular terminal.
The Datastar PAD will allow terminal users easy, cost-effective access to remote host computer resources across X.
The AVeL-NET system will provide real-time tracking of up to 200 police vehicles and will enable dispatchers and other host computers connected to the network to graphically display GPS-based position information from fleets of vehicles on a digital map.
These resources include connections to host computers via Novell's NetWare for SAA, LAN Workplace (TCP/IP support) and NACS.
SCRAMNet+ SC150e Series boards allow host computers to access SCRAMNet+ memory at speeds up to five times faster than any other shared memory networking system, more than doubling overall system throughput in many applications.
By converting all POS message formats and protocols to interfaces common to most host computers, OmniNAC allows customers to use a wide variety of POS systems in their network configuration without rewriting host programs.
Cimetrix Incorporated (OTCBB:CMXX), of Salt Lake City, UT, has introduced a second generation software communications product which allows communications between factory floor equipment and host computers using the GEM/SECS standards from SEMI (Semiconductor Equipment and Material International).