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servant

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.
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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]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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