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Definition of the noun postmaster

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noun - plural: postmasters

  1. the person in charge of a post office
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: master = directs the work of others
    • more specific word: postmistress = a woman postmaster

Alternative definition of the noun postmaster


  1. the head of a post office
  2. the account name of the administrator of an electronic mail system
  3. [British] a scholar at Merton College Oxford


  1. Postmaster is a fictional character from the 1996 film The Lottery.
  2. Postmaster is a fictional character in the 2002 short horror film The Mailbox written and directed by David Curran.
  3. Postmaster is a fictional character from the 1958 film Once Upon a Horse.
  4. Postmaster is a fictional character from 1968 film Isabel.
  5. Postmaster is a fictional character from the 2010 film The American.
  6. Postmaster is a fictional character from the 1942 film They Flew Alone.
  7. Postmaster is a fictional character from the 1941 film The Devil Commands.
  8. Postmaster is a fictional character from the 1941 film Jhoola.
  9. Postmaster is a fictional character from the 1993 film The Remains of the Day.

There are other characters with in their name, like Postmaster General.


Postmaster: In computers and technology, postmaster is a term used to identify the administrator of a mail server. Nearly every domain will have the e-mail address [email protected] where errors in e-mail processing are directed. Error e-mails automatically generated by mail servers’ MTAs usually appear to have been sent to the postmaster address.

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Google previewCases and Materials on Federal Constitutional Law (2008)

by Thomas H. Odom

A postmaster is an executive officer.

Google previewSpamAssassin (2004)

by Alan Schwartz

com, postmaster is an alias for the local ...

Google previewParallel Computing Works! (2014)

by Geoffrey C. Fox, Roy D. Williams, Guiseppe C. Messina

The postmaster is a two-faced element. Its first face is that of a normal GENESIS element which it presents to the rest of the simulation. This first aspect of the postmaster is able to pass GENESIS messages between elements and allows use of ...

Google previewDictionary Of Computer & Information Technlgy

by Mrinal Talukdar

Electronic postmaster An electronic postmaster is the capability in a program, usually a special program designated as an email server, for handling the distribution, forwarding and receiving of e-mail in a network. Electronic publishing on ...

Google previewBouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia (1914)

by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle

postmaster at New York, according to the amount of salary ; those of the first class receiving three thousand or more, those of the fourth less than one thousand ; 1 Supp. R. S. 110, 417. They must give bond to the United States; see U. S. v.

Google previewA Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union (1883)

With References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law by John Bouvier

POSTMASTER POSTULATIO POSTMASTER. An officer who keeps a post-offiee, attending to the receipt, forwarding, and delivery of letters and other matter passing through the mail. Postmasters must reside within the delivery for which they ...

Google previewThe Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History. (Two volume set) (2009)

by Michael Kazin, Rebecca Edwards, Adam Rothman

Gilpin Postmaster General Secretary of Navy Amos Kendall John M. Niles Mahlon Dickerson James Paulding The William Harrison Administration President William H. Harrison Vice President John Tyler Secretary of ...

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Small photo of BELGIUM - CIRCA 1952: a stamp printed in the Belgium shows Count Lamoral II Claudius Franz of Thurn and Taxis, Imperial Postmaster, circa 1952Small photo of AUSTRALIA - CIRCA 2009 : a stamp printed in Australia dedicated to first postmaster, australia post 200 years, circa 2009Small photo of BELGIUM - CIRCA 1965: A stamp printed in the Belgium, shows Postmaster, circa 1965Small photo of SWEDEN - CIRCA 2002: stamp printed by Sweden, shows Newspaper and fictitious Postmaster of Gronkoping, circa 2002Small photo of BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - 27 february 2016: a stamp printed in the Belgium shows Postmaster, circa 1962Small photo of President Benjamin Harrison and his cabinet, c. 1889. Seated, L-R: President Harrison; William Windom, Treasury; John Wanamaker, Postmaster; Redfield Proctor, War; James Blaine, State. Standing, L-R:Small photo of Theodore Roosevelt's cabinet member, Secretary George B. Cortelyou (1862-1940), (Commerce, Postmaster, Treasury) is in the foreground of this photo of turn of the century government offices. More...

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Scrabble value of P3O1S1T1M3A1S1T1E1R1

The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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