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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 host /ˈhost/
 主人,東道主,節目主持人(v.)主持,主辦,款待 ;  主機,(用戶可由它連結至網絡上的其他計算機)

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 host /ˈhost/ 名詞
 宿主,主人,東家,多數,一大群

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 host
 主機

From: Network Terminology

 host
 主機 主

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Host n.  R. C. Ch. The consecrated wafer, believed to be the body of Christ, which in the Mass is offered as a sacrifice; also, the bread before consecration.
 Note:In the Latin Vulgate the word was applied to the Savior as being an offering for the sins of men.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Host n.
 1. An army; a number of men gathered for war.
    A host so great as covered all the field.   --Dryden.
 2. Any great number or multitude; a throng.
    And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God.   --Luke ii. 13.
 All at once I saw a crowd,
 A host, of golden daffodils.   --Wordsworth.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Host n.
 1. One who receives or entertains another, whether gratuitously or for compensation; one from whom another receives food, lodging, or entertainment; a landlord. --Chaucer. “Fair host and Earl.” --Tennyson.
 Time is like a fashionable host,
 That slightly shakes his parting guest by the hand.   --Shak.
 2. Biol. Any animal or plant affording lodgment or subsistence to a parasitic or commensal organism. Thus a tree is a host of an air plant growing upon it.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Host, v. t. To give entertainment to. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Host, v. i. To lodge at an inn; to take up entertainment. [Obs.] “Where you shall host.”
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 host
      n 1: 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
      2: a vast multitude [syn: horde, legion]
      3: an animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite;
         the host does not benefit and is often harmed by the
         association [ant: parasite]
      4: a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an
         introductory speech and introduces other speakers) [syn: master
         of ceremonies, emcee]
      5: archaic terms for army [syn: legion]
      6: any organization that provides resources and facilities for
         a function or event; "Atlanta was chosen to be host for
         the Olympic Games"
      7: (medicine) recipient of transplanted tissue or organ from a
         donor
      8: the owner or manager of an inn [syn: innkeeper, boniface]
      9: a technical name for the bread used in the service of Mass
         or Holy Communion
      10: (computer science) a computer that provides client stations
          with access to files and printers as shared resources to
          a computer network [syn: server]
      v : be the host of or for; "We hosted 4 couples last night"

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Host
    an entertainer (Rom. 16:23); a tavern-keeper, the keeper of a
    caravansary (Luke 10:35).
      In warfare, a troop or military force. This consisted at first
    only of infantry. Solomon afterwards added cavalry (1 Kings
    4:26; 10:26). Every male Israelite from twenty to fifty years of
    age was bound by the law to bear arms when necessary (Num. 1:3;
    26:2; 2 Chr. 25:5).
      Saul was the first to form a standing army (1 Sam. 13:2;
    24:2). This example was followed by David (1 Chr. 27:1), and
    Solomon (1 Kings 4:26), and by the kings of Israel and Judah (2
    Chr. 17:14; 26:11; 2 Kings 11:4, etc.).