Associations to the word «Proxy»

Wiktionary

PROXY, adjective. Used as a proxy or acting as a proxy.
PROXY, noun. An agent or substitute authorized to act for another person.
PROXY, noun. The authority to act for another, especially when written.
PROXY, noun. The written appointment of a proctor in suits in the ecclesiastical courts.
PROXY, noun. (sciences) A measurement of one physical quantity that is used as an indicator of the value of another
PROXY, noun. (software) An interface for a service, especially for one that is remote, resource-intensive, or otherwise difficult to use directly.
PROXY, verb. To serve as a proxy for.
PROXY, verb. (networking) To function as a server for a client device, but pass on the requests to another server for service.
PROXY, noun. (gaming) (slang) A proximity mine; a mine that explodes when something approaches within a certain distance.
PROXY IN BLANK, noun. Carte blanche
PROXY MINE, noun. (gaming) (slang) (weapons) A proximity mine; a mine that explodes when something approaches within a certain distance.
PROXY MINES, noun. Plural of proxy mine
PROXY PATTERN, noun. (software) (design) A structural design pattern that is implemented as a class functioning as an interface for a network connection, a large object in memory, a file, or some other resource that is expensive or impossible to duplicate.
PROXY PATTERNS, noun. Plural of proxy pattern
PROXY REPRESENTATIVE, noun. A person authorized to act on behalf of another
PROXY SERVER, noun. (computing) A hardware server that acts as an intermediary between a user and another server, usually on the Internet.
PROXY SERVERS, noun. Plural of proxy server
PROXY WAR, noun. A war where two powers use third parties as a supplement to, or a substitute for fighting each other directly.
PROXY WARS, noun. Plural of proxy war

Dictionary definition

PROXY, noun. A person authorized to act for another.
PROXY, noun. A power of attorney document given by shareholders of a corporation authorizing a specific vote on their behalf at a corporate meeting.

Wise words

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Meister Eckhart