(in a post office) a locked compartment into which the mail of a box renter is put to be called for.
Abbreviation: POB, P.O.B.
noun 1. former name of .
- Post office problem
algorithm Given a set of points (in N dimensions), find another point which minimises the sum of the distances from that point to each of the others. (2007-03-07)
- Post office protocol
messaging, protocol (POP) A protocol designed to allow single-user computers to retrieve electronic mail from a POP server via TCP/IP. The default port is 110. The POP server might be a computer with a permanent Internet connection whereas its clients might only connect to it occasionally, e.g. by modem. There are (in 1994) three versions: […]
[pohst-op] /ˈpoʊstˌɒp/ Informal. adjective 1. . adverb 2. postoperatively: We’ll have to see how he does postop.