postmaster
noun Date: 1513 1. one who has charge of a post office 2. one who has charge of a station for the accommodation of travelers or who supplies post-horses • postmastership noun

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  • Postmaster — (or Postmistress) refers to the head of an individual post office. When a postmaster is responsible for an entire mail distribution organization (usually sponsored by a national government), the title of Postmaster General is commonly… …   Wikipedia

  • Postmaster — ist der lokale Teil (engl. local part) einer E Mail Adresse, die nach Internetstandards wie RFC 822 und RFC 1123 jede Domain aufweisen muss, sofern sie E Mails unterstützt. Die Adresse ist dazu vorgesehen, unter noch so widrigen Umständen Kontakt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Postmaster —   [»Postmeister«], der Name (gleichzeitig E Mail Adresse nach dem Schema postmaster@Host Name) einer Stelle, die für die Verwaltung von E Mail Diensten auf einem Mail Server zuständig ist. Meist ist der Postmaster eine reale Person, die für den… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • postmaster — post‧mas‧ter [ˈpəʊstˌmɑːstə ǁ ˈpoʊstˌmæstər] noun [countable] the person in charge of a post office * * * postmaster UK US /ˈpəʊstˌmɑːstər/ US  /ˈpəʊstˌmæstər/ noun [C] COMMUNICATIONS ► a person who is in charge of a post office …   Financial and business terms

  • Postmaster — Post mas ter, n. 1. One who has charge of a station for the accommodation of travelers; one who supplies post horses. [1913 Webster] 2. One who has charge of a post office, and the distribution and forwarding of mails. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • postmaster — The manager in charge of a post office. (Compare with officer in charge) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • postmaster — (or postmistress) ► NOUN ▪ a person in charge of a post office …   English terms dictionary

  • postmaster — [pōst′mas΄tər] n. 1. Historical a person in charge of a station for post horses 2. a person in charge of a post office postmastership n …   English World dictionary

  • postmaster — n. the postmaster general * * * [ pəʊstˌmɑːstə] the postmaster general …   Combinatory dictionary

  • postmaster — UK [ˈpəʊstˌmɑːstə(r)] / US [ˈpoʊstˌmæstər] noun [countable] Word forms postmaster : singular postmaster plural postmasters 1) someone whose job is to manage a post office 2) the person responsible for the computer on a network that sends,… …   English dictionary

  • Postmaster — Der Postmaster ist der Verwalter eines Rechners im Internet, der für den Mail Verkehr zuständig ist. Ansprechpartner bei Problemen mit E Mails E Mail, Internet …   Online-Wörterbuch Deutsch-Lexikon

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