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  • postmaster
    n. The email contact and maintenance person at a site connected to the Internet or UUCPNET. Often, but not always, the same as... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    thread


    n. [USENET, GEnie, CompuServe] Common abbreviation of `topic thread', a more or less continuous chain of postings on a single topic. To `follow a thread' is to read a series of USENET postings sharing a common subject or (more correctly) which are connected by Reference headers. The better newsreaders present news in thread order.