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host
  • noun
    A person who receives or entertains other people as guests. (a dinner-party host)
    An animal or plant on or in which a parasite or commensal organism lives.
    A person or animal that has received transplanted tissue or a transplanted organ.
    A computer that mediates multiple access to databases mounted on it or provides other services to a computer network.
    verb
    Act as host at (an event) or for (a television or radio program).
    Store (a website or other data) on a server or other computer so that it can be accessed over the Internet. (Columbia University currently hosts some 400 websites)
  • noun
    A large number of people or things. (a host of memories rushed into her mind)
  • noun
    The bread consecrated in the Eucharist. (the elevation of the Host)

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