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Meaning of FORWARD

Pronunciation:  'forwurd

 
Matching Terms:  forward analysis, forward chaining, forward compatibility, forward compatible, forward delta, forward engineering, forward error correction, forward motion, forward mutation, forward pass, forward passer, forwarder, forwarding, forward-looking, forwardly, forward-moving, forwardness, forwards, forwards compatibility, forwards compatible

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(verb) To send (a copy of) an electronic mail message that you have received on to one or more other addressees. Most e-mail systems can be configured to do this automatically to all or certain messages, e.g. unix sendmail looks for a ".forward" file in the recipient's home directory.

A mailing list server (or "mail exploder") is designed to forward messages automatically to lists of people.

unix manual page: aliases(5).

 
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