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Internet Message Access Protocol. A protocol for accessing electronic e-mail (or bulletin boards). IMAP allows e-mails to be read by a client but still be stored on a central server. IMAP is suited to environments where people need to be able to access their e-mail from more than one workstation.

See also: POP, SMTP.

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