Definitions for "POP - Post Office Protocol"
Keywords:  eudora, outlook, download, smtp, mail
A protocol used for email applications to connect a single user ( client) to a server to download email. Other protocols are used for server-to-server email transfers (see SMTP).
The method by which e-mail is collected for delivery to your computer.
Internet protocol used by your ISP to handle email for its subscribers. A POP account is just a synonym for an email account.