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In CORBA, it refers to the actual CPU and memory resources chosen to execute an object. The servant, which is known only to the server, follows policies set in the Portable Object Adapter (POA). See POA and CORBA.

Servant

See also Butler.
Abigail
helpmeet of King David; traditional name for hand-maiden. [O.T.: I Samuel 25]
Albert
popular servant’s name: assistant, manservant, page-boy. [Br. Lit.: Loving; By The Pricking of My Thumbs; A Damsel in Distress]
Brighella
prototype of interfering servant; meddles and gossips. [Ital. Drama: Walsh Classical, 62]
Despina
her stratagems control and resolve the plot. [Ital. Opera: Mozart, Cosi fan tutte, Scholes, 259]
Figaro
valet who outwits everyone by his cunning. [Fr. Lit.: Marriage of Figaro]
Friday
young Indian rescued by Crusoe and kept as servant and companion. [Br. Lit.: Robinson Crusoe]
Ganymede
mortal lad, taken by Zeus to be cupbearer to the gods. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 106]
golem
automaton homunculus performs duties not permissible for Jews. [Jew. Legend: Jobes, 674]
Hazel
meddling maid in the Baxter house. [TV and Comics: Terrace, I, 343]
Hebe
cupbearer to the gods; succeeded by Ganymede. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 117]
Ithamore
purchased by Barabas to betray Governor of Malta. [Br. Drama: The Jew of Malta]
Jeeves
stereotypical English valet of Wodehouse stories. [Brit. Lit.: NCE, 2997]
Lichas Hercules’
attendant; unknowingly delivers poisoned robe to him. [Rom. Lit.: Metamorphoses]
Notburga, St. Bavarian
patroness of domestics; beneficent, though poor. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 257]
Passepartout
Phileas Fogg’s rash valet. [Fr. Lit.: Around the World in Eighty Days]
Thing Addams
family servant; a disembodied right hand. [TV: “The Addams Family” in Terrace, I, 29]
Xanthias
carries Bacchus’s heavy bundles. [Gk. Lit.: The Frogs]
Zita, St.
devout and generous domestic; patron saint. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 348]
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Percues differemment de celles qui etaient reellement recrutees et remunerees en tant que servantes et de celles qui etaient reellement adoptees (la plupart du temps sans certificat legal), ces jeunes travailleuses occupaient une zone intermediaire; elles n'etaient ni <<employees>>, ni <<membres de la famille>> et cette double exclusion les rendait vulnerables.
While Chef Servantes, a Texas State University and Culinary Institute of America graduate, has taken his credentials to another level, there are many people who have respected his talent for quite some time.
Haubenestel, "Active, propre, honnete," 87-90; Piette, Domestiques et servantes, 167-68.
Dans ce recit mettant aux prises des servantes et leLir maitresse, ce qui est mis en valeur c'est la durete de la tache.
This led to the founding of a new religious congregation for women, the Filles de la Charite, Servantes des Pauvres, now better known as the Sisters of Providence.
The Latin "dispendere" comes from "pendo," "to suspend" or "to weigh," a verb which, by extension, gives "pensum," "poids de lame a filer distribue aux servantes.
Marius Lepin (1870-1952), Sulpician, founder of the congregation Servantes de Jesus, Souverain Pretre (1938), published prolifically on Modernism and the eucharistic teaching of the Catholic Church.
He recounts Dante's words to a flatterer with whom he had quarrelled: "`Ther ben many mo / Of thy servantes than of myne.
In March 1635 the King issued an order `that all his servantes should receave the Communion three tymes in the yeare', but while this was an improvement on annual communion, it was no more than the minimum canonical requirement, and the main purpose of the order seems to have been to detect recusants rather than to encourage people to receive more often.
Dans la premiere partie, <<L'Effacement dans le coeur,>> de ce magnifique livre, Djebar juxtapose autobiographie et roman en melant a l'histoire d'un adultere, apres tout assez banal, des scenes de la vie des femmes, qu'elles soient menageres, servantes, medecins ou intellectuelles.
See Altman (1993b), Betker (1995b), McConnell and Servantes (1991), and Salerno and Hansen (1991) for discussions of prepackaged plans and their recent experience.