spam filter

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of spam filter

informal
: software that identifies and blocks spam

Word by Word Definitions

spam play
  1. : unsolicited usually commercial messages (such as e-mails, text messages, or Internet postings) sent to a large number of recipients or posted in a large number of places

  1. : to send or post spam to

  2. : to send or post spam

  1. used for a canned meat product

filter play
  1. : a porous article or mass (as of paper or sand) through which a gas or liquid is passed to separate out matter in suspension

  2. : an apparatus containing a filter medium

  3. : a device or material for suppressing or minimizing waves or oscillations of certain frequencies (as of electricity, light, or sound)

  1. : to subject to the action of a filter

  2. : to remove by means of a filter

  3. : to pass or move through or as if through a filter


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