the process by which data transmissions are stored until a proper circuit is available so that they can be forwarded.
(computing) the maintenance of a telecommunication link between two devices for the duration of a message
- Message transfer agent
messaging (MTA, Mail Transfer Agent) Any program responsible for delivering e-mail messages. Upon receiving a message from a Mail User Agent or another MTA, often by SMTP over the Internet, it stores it temporarily locally and analyses the recipients and delivers it to any local addressees and/or forwards it to other remote MTAs (routing) for […]
[mez-uh-durm, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˈmɛz əˌdɜrm, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zə-, -sə-/ noun, Embryology. 1. the middle germ layer of a metazoan embryo. /ˈmɛsəʊˌdɜːm/ noun 1. the middle germ layer of an animal embryo, giving rise to muscle, blood, bone, connective tissue, etc See also ectoderm, endoderm n. 1858, from French mésoderme or German Mesoderm, literally “middle […]
- Message transport agent
Message Transfer Agent
[mez-uh-sahy-klohn, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˌmɛz əˈsaɪ kloʊn, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə-/ noun, Meteorology. 1. a small that arises near a thunderstorm and is sometimes associated with the occurrence of tornadoes.