in-box


in–box

noun \ˈin-ˌbäks\

: a box or other container on a desk in which letters, notes, etc., that are sent to the desk are placed

computers : a computer folder that holds new e-mail messages

Full Definition of IN-BOX

:  a box or tray (as on a desk) for holding incoming interoffice mail; also :  a computer folder devoted to incoming e-mail

First Known Use of IN-BOX

1969

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