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)
host /ˈhost/ 名詞
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.
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.
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.
Host, v. t. To give entertainment to. [Obs.]
Host, v. i. To lodge at an inn; to take up entertainment. [Obs.] “Where you shall 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
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"
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.).