Proxy

Proxy

[prok-see]
Proxy may refer to something which acts on behalf of something else, as in:

  • Proxy (statistics), a measured variable used to infer the value of a variable of interest
  • Proxy (climate), a measured variable used to infer the value of a variable of interest in climate research
  • Proxy bomb, a bomb delivered by a person against their will
  • Proxy card, a substitute card used in trading card games when a player does not own the substituted card and also can occur when proxy cards are not tradable
  • Proxy fight, attempting to influence how company shareholders use their proxy votes
  • Proxy marriage, common amongst European monarchs, where one party is not present in person to their marriage to the other
  • Proxy murder, a murder which the murderer commits at the behest of another
  • Proxy pattern, a software design pattern in computer programming
  • Proxy server, a computer network service that allows clients to make indirect network connections to other network services
  • Proxy voting, a vote cast on behalf of an absent person
  • Proxy war, a war where two powers use third parties as a substitute for fighting each other directly

Proxy may also refer to:

  • Proxy, a mysterious humanoid lifeform in the anime Ergo Proxy
  • "The Proxy", a song by RJD2 on his 2003 album Deadringer
  • Proxy statement, an announcement of and an invitation to a U.S. stockholders' meeting

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