1. <networking> A computer connected to a network.

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

2. <communications> A computer to which one connects using a terminal emulator.

(01 Feb 1995)

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An organism that is infected with or is fed upon by a parasitic or pathogenic organism (for example, a virus, nematode, fungus). The term can also be applied, loosely, to a plant supporting an epiphyte.

(09 Oct 1997)

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