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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.

Etymologies

M(ultipurpose) I(nternet) M(ail) E(xtensions).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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