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client
Last modified: Tuesday, August 10, 2004 

(klī´&nt;) (n.) The client part of a client-server architecture. Typically, a client is an application that runs on a personal computer or workstation and relies on a server to perform some operations. For example, an e-mail client is an application that enables you to send and receive e-mail.

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