Definitions for "LMHOSTS file"
A local text file that maps IP addresses to the computer names of Windows NT networking computers outside the local subnet. In Windows NT, this file is stored in the \ Systemroot \System32\Drivers\Etc directory.
A text-based file that is used as a static routing table in Microsoft Windows NT Server to authenticate and register valid IP addresses and associated user-friendly domain names for IP nodes in a local TCP/IP network.
a list of NetBIOS name and IP address mappings