Something that provides a hospitable environment within which agents reside. This can be a specific part of the operating system or it can be recursive and provided by another agent.
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Organism which serves as the habitat for a parasite, or possibly for a symbiont. A host may provide nutrition to the parasite or symbiont, or simply a place in which to live.
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Any plant material that will support a parasite. Oak trees will host mistletoe that will create damage and oaks can also host Spanish moss that does no harm.
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1. In genetics, the organism, typically a bacterium, into which a gene from another organism is transplanted. 2. In medicine, an animal infected or parasitized by another organism.
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An organism that contains another organism.
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A plant that supports the growth and development of the parasite that has infected it.
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An Internet company providing storage space for web sites on their server computer(s).
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Organism that furnishes food, shelter or other benefits to another organism of a different species.
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To look after visitors or guests.
Example: The school asked for families to host visiting children from France.
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- (medicine) recipient of transplanted tissue or organ from a donor 2. [n] - a person who invites guests to a social event (such as a party in his or her own home) and who is responsible for them while they are there 3. [n] - the owner or manager of an inn 4. [n] - any organization that provides resources and facilities for a
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A remote machine whose contents can be accessed via the TCP/IP network.
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(NETWORK GLOSSARY) Computer system on a network. Similar to the terms device or node except that host usually implies a computer system, whereas device and node generally apply to any networked system, including communication servers and routers.
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A domain name that has an IP address record associated with it; any computer system connected to the Internet.
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A computer that houses, serves and maintains files for a website. A critical element in any hosting solution is a fast connection to the Internet.
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from a user's point of view, a host is a computer or service which allows you access to the Internet. - more technically, it is a computer running a protocol stack which is connected to a network - each host has a numeric address which is unique to the network, and usually a host name as well - in this context, the protocol stack will probably be t
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A computer that is connected to a TCP/IP network, including the Internet.
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The controlling computer
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The host is a computer with a Web server that serves the pages for one or more Web sites. A host can also be the company that provides that service, which is known as hosting. 4) In other contexts, the term generally means a device or program that provides services to some smaller or less capable device or program.
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A term used in AREXX programming. A Host is the program used to execute a particular command, such as a paint package to batch convert a sequence of images.
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1.A computer system accessed by a user from a remote location. In the case of two computer systems connected via modem, the 'host' is the system containing the data and the 'remote' is the computer at which the user is working. 2.A computer that is connected to a TCP/IP network, including the Internet. Each host has a unique IP address. 3.As a verb
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A molecular entity that forms complexes with organic or inorganic guests, or a chemical species that can accommodate guests within cavities of its crystal structure. Examples include cryptands and crowns (where there are ion-dipole attractions between heteroatoms and positive ions), hydrogen-bonded molecules that form 'clathrates' (e.g. hydroquinon
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The primary or controlling computer in a multiple part system.
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Healthcare Open Systems and Trials
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Host: 1. The organism from which a parasite obtains its nutrition and/or shelter. 2. An organism or cell culture in which a virus can replicate itself. 3. The transplant recipient of a tissue or organ graft.
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An organism which is parasitized by a parasite.
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