Service could mean:

  • Service (economics), an activity offered as a product--the non-material equivalent of a good in economics and marketing
  • The Service Sector, the tertiary sector of industry
  • Domestic service, employment in a residence
  • Military service, the whole or part of a country's armed forces, or the act of serving in those forces
  • Civil service, career employees of government
  • Service, a Pakistani group of companies, comprised of (among others) Service Shoes, Service Tyres and ServAid (Chain of Pharmacies)
  • A penetrant, as defined by a building code
  • Systems Architecture Service, the provision of a discrete business or technology function within a systems environment; i.e. Business Service – “Manage Customer Address”; Technical Service – “Create E-Mail Notification”
  • Serve (tennis), a shot to start a point in tennis
  • Windows Service, a background computer program in Microsoft Windows
  • Web service, a software system designed to support interoperable machine-to-machine interaction over a network
  • A program in the Services menu that processes selected data
  • IRC services, a set of features implemented in most modern Internet Relay Chat networks
  • Service of worship, a meeting for the worship of God
  • Service (music), musical settings for sections of a service of worship
  • Service of process, the delivery of a summons, complaint or other court petition
  • Service Tree (Sorbus domestica), a species of tree
  • Robert W. Service, poet

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