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Sport a wrestling attack in which the opponent is hurled at the post in one of the corners of the ring
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A message sent to a newsgroup or mailing list (may also be called "a post") or the act of sending it. Distinguished from a "letter" or ordinary electronic mail message by the fact that it is broadcast rather than point-to-point. It is not clear whether messages sent to a small mailing list are postings or e-mail; perhaps the best dividing line is that if you don't know the names of all the potential recipients, it is a posting.
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postingA message uploaded to a blog, discussion group or social site. Postings are published in reverse chronological order (most recent first) and tend to be much shorter than articles, which are more like short stories. See post and blog post.
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