alt. 1 (context computing English) software that delivers Web pages and other documents to browsers using the HTTP protocol. 2 (context computing English) the computer on which such software runs. n. 1 (context computing English) software that delivers Web pages and other documents to browsers using the HTTP protocol. 2 (context computing English) the computer on which such software runs.
A web server is a computer system that processes requests via HTTP, the basic network protocol used to distribute information on the World Wide Web. The term can refer to the entire system, or specifically to the software that accepts and supervises the HTTP requests.
Usage examples of "web server".
Through sheer willpower and mental discipline, I managed to ignore the surly human and inconsiderate android drivers who clogged the road like horny adolescents, all trying to access the same X-rated Web server at the same time.
So first she developed the rolls of black-and-white film she'd taken earlier in the evening and hung them up to dry on the clothesline she kept in her bathroom for that purpose, then she went into her study and booted up her computer, logging on to her Web server.
The process you are running also needs to be in the same process group as the web server.
An IDC report projects that the Unix-based Web server market share will fall from the 65% of 1995 to only 25% by the year 2000.
At the receiving end the Web server computer reassembles your request and then sends its response –.
At the receiving end the Web server computer reassembles your request and then sends its response - also broken into packets - back to your machine.
A router sits as a sentry to a web server, which meant this router was doing its job.
And, sure enough, you get into that Web server computer without a password.
Don Mitchell, Shannon McRae, and Craig Herman, for making it possible for me to set up a Web server.