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1. the supply, installation, or maintenance of goods carried out by a dealer
2. a department of public employment and its employees
3. the work of a public servant
4. public worship carried out according to certain prescribed forms
5. the prescribed form according to which a specific kind of religious ceremony is to be carried out
6. a unified collection of musical settings of the canticles and other liturgical items prescribed by the Book of Common Prayer as used in the Church of England
7. (in feudal law) the duty owed by a tenant to his lord
8. the serving of a writ, summons, etc., upon a person
9. Nautical a length of tarred marline or small stuff used in serving
10. (of male animals) the act of mating
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What does it mean when you dream about a service?

Providing a service in a dream, depending upon how one feels about the service, may indicate something the dreamer wishes to share, or an ability that needs to be expressed. If, however, one is in need of the service—such as automobile service at a gas station, then a stop or respite to replenish or renew oneself may be indicated.

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To perform services of maintenance, supply, repair, installation, distribution, and so on, for or upon an instrument, installation, vehicle, or territory.
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The conductors and equipment for delivering electric power from the electricity supply system to the wiring system of the premises served.
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A generic term that designates functions or assistance available from or rendered by air traffic control. For example, Class C service would denote the ATC (air traffic control) services provided within a Class C airspace area.
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(networking, programming)
Work performed (or offered) by a server. This may mean simply serving simple requests for data to be sent or stored (as with file servers, gopher or http servers, e-mail servers, finger servers, SQL servers, etc.); or it may be more complex work, such as that of irc servers, print servers, X Windows servers, or process servers.

E.g. "Access to the finger service is restricted to the local subnet, for security reasons".
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(1) Any work performed by an organization can be called a service. Contrast with "product."

(2) Functionality delivered by a cloud computing provider. See XaaS and cloud computing.

(3) Functionality derived by running software. For example, network services may refer to programs that analyze data or provide the conversion of data transmitting in a network. Database services store and retrieve data in a database. Web services add functionality to websites (see Web services).

(4) A facility on the Internet such as Web, email and newsgroups.

(5) A cable TV provider may offer various "services," such as TV, Internet and telephone.

(6) Software that runs in the background (as in the following example).

Services in Windows
Although there are only five applications in this computer that are apparent to the user, there are more than 100 services running in the background. Most of these are started automatically at login.

Services in Windows
Although there are only five applications in this computer that are apparent to the user, there are more than 100 services running in the background. Most of these are started automatically at login.
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Privatization of health services is not a good idea especially when you see developed countries that appreciate free markets elected not to do it.
Three years ago, Nashwan Musafir, who worked at one of the departments in the College of Mass Communication, died at the college; no health service was provided.
"People have always been able to rely on the CHC to help them if they have a problem with their local health service and that certainly will continue.
Recommendation: To enhance information available for congressional oversight and use by stakeholders on VA's spending and workload for mental health services, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs should include workload information, including number of visits, for counseling services to address mental health issues provided by Vet Centers in its annual congressional budget justification, or in a separate, annual, publicly available report soon after the information becomes available.
(2.) Cawthon L, First Steps database: family planning, DSHS Research and Data Analysis, Olympia, WA: Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), 1995.
Strategic partnerships are bringing improvements in the field of environmental public health services and are a result of EHSB focusing attention on the goals of developing the workforce, fostering leadership, and improving our communication and marketing abilities.
Hence, our reason for calling for renewed emphasis on health services research using CBPR approaches is that we believe that--through collaboration with university and community partners--we can better understand how to prevent disease and improve health outcomes in communities.
Level I services consist of basic mental health services and are available to all inmates.
The concept of camp health services was coined to describe the expanded role of health within the camp community.
Recent research points to public schools as the major providers of mental health services for school-aged children.

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