Word:

mailbox

mail´box`
n.1.A public box for deposit of mail, where it is later picked up by the postal authority for delivery.
2.A private box to recieve delivery of mail. The term is used both for boxes receiving mail delivered by the public postal authority, or by a private services, such as for mail to employees in large corporations.
3.(Computers) A location within a computer storage device where electronic mail is held until it is retrieved by the addressee. Creation and use of an electronic mailbox requires special software as well as a data storage device.
Noun1.mailboxmailbox - a private box for delivery of mail
Synonyms: letter box
2.mailboxmailbox - public box for deposit of mail
Synonyms: postbox, letter box
1.(messaging)mailbox - A file belonging to a particular user on a particular computer in which received electronic mail messages are stored ready for the user to read them. A mailbox may be just an electronic mail address to which messages are sent and may not actually correspond to a file if the messages are processed automatically, e.g. a mail server or mailing list.
2.(programming)mailbox - A destination for interprocess messages in a message passing system. A mailbox is a message queue, usually stored in the memory of the processor on which the receiving process is running. Primitives are provided for sending a message to a named mailbox and for reading messages from a mailbox.
letter box, maildrop, pillar box, postbox
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Mailable
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