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  • bit decay
    n. See {bit rot}. People with a physics background tend to prefer this one for the analogy with particle decay. See also... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION

  •  View Definition: postmaster 


    n. The email contact and maintenance person at a site connected to the Internet or UUCPNET. Often, but not always, the same as the admin. The Internet standard for electronic mail (RFC822) requires each machine to have a `postmaster' address; usually it is aliased to this person.