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Host

[Lat.,=sacrificial victim], in Roman Catholic practice, consecrated wafer of the EucharistEucharist
[Gr.,=thanksgiving], Christian sacrament that repeats the action of Jesus at his last supper with his disciples, when he gave them bread, saying, "This is my body," and wine, saying, "This is my blood." (Mat. 26; Mark 14; Luke 22; 1 Cor. 11.
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. The bread used is pure white and unleavened, baked in small disks. The Hosts not consumed at MassMass,
religious service of the Roman Catholic Church, which has as its central act the performance of the sacrament of the Eucharist. It is based on the ancient Latin liturgy of the city of Rome, now used in most, but not all, Roman Catholic churches. The term Mass [Lat.
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 are set aside especially for the viaticum, for the sick, and for adoration, as at benedictionbenediction
[Lat.,=blessing], solemn blessing usually administered in the name of God by a priest or a minister. The temple worship at Jerusalem had fixed forms of benedictions, and Christians have always given them an important place in ceremony, especially at the end of a
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host

[hōst]
(biology)
An organism on or in which a parasite lives.
The dominant partner of a symbiotic or commensal pair.
(chemistry)
A crystalline lattice or receptor molecule for the strong and selective binding of a cationic, anionic, or neutral organic, inorganic, or biological substance (guest) by means of electrostatic, hydrogen-bonding, van der Waals, or donor-acceptor interactions. Examples include clathrates, crown ethers, cryptands, cyclodextrins, calixarenes, cavitands, cyclophanes, and cryptophanes. Also known as host structure, host substance.
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host

1. Biology
a. an animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite
b. an animal, esp an embryo, into which tissue is experimentally grafted
2. Computing a computer connected to a network and providing facilities to other computers and their users
3. the owner or manager of an inn

Host

Christian Church the bread consecrated in the Eucharist
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host

(networking)
A computer connected to a network.

The term node includes devices such as routers and printers which would not normally be called "hosts".

host

(communications)
A computer to which one connects using a terminal emulator.
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host

(1) A source of information or signals. The term can refer to a computer, smartphone, tablet or any electronic device. In a network, clients (users' machines) and servers are hosts because they are both sources of information in contrast to network devices, such as routers and switches, which only direct traffic. See host adapter and hostname.

(2) To have in one's possession. When you "host a computer system," the system is running in your facility. Although sounding inane, it is technically accurate to say "our company hosts many hosts!"

(3) The person in control of a videoconference (a video meeting). The host sets up the meeting and invites participants. During the meeting, the host can invite more people as well as disinvite anyone who is causing a disruption.
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The compromised host looks for targets in its own local network, using the information that is hidden in "local" addresses.
In this case, the hosts that are not compromised and receive 1 message from the leader are able to detect that there is a compromised host in the system.
In conclusion, CT-guided percutaneous drainage is a safe and favorable treatment for deep intramuscular and musculoskeletal abscesses, even for patients who are elderly and/or compromised hosts with limited tolerability.
According to Websense Security Labs, a US-based company specialising in web filtering software, around 55 per cent of data-stealing malware communications are on the internet while 82 per cent of malicious websites are hosted on compromised hosts.
Since we have shown that a substantial proportion of systems that host a phishing website are later recompromised, such services might mark previously compromised hosts as risky.
Fast flux is a technique used by some botnets, such as the Storm botnet, to hide phishing and malicious Web sites behind an ever-changing network of compromised hosts acting as proxies.
Using technology from DDoS prevention specialist Arbor Networks, a service provider which identifies an attack automatically alerts others within the alliance to the new fingerprint, so compromised hosts can be identified and removed from the network.
Some reports have talked about a network of 100,000 compromised hosts participating in these attacks.
The remainder of this first chapter provides information on community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia, with smaller sections on pneumonia in compromised hosts, aspiration pneumonia, and empyema.
tarda infections occur in compromised hosts, such as patients with cancer, diabetes mellitus, and an immunosuppression status [4, 5].
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is responsible for bacterial infection in immunologically compromised hosts such as diabetic patients and those on steroid therapy.