bounced message

bounced message

[‚bau̇nst ′mes·ij]
(computer science)
An electronic mail message that is returned to sender because attempts to deliver it have been unsuccessful.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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