from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Computer Science A communications protocol that allows for the transmission of data in many forms, such as audio, binary, or video.
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- proper n. Acronym of Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions, an Internet standard that extends the formatting and content capabilities of email.
M(ultipurpose) I(nternet) M(ail) E(xtensions).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)