POP (Point Of Purchase, also known as Point Of Sale)
Quite simply it is the place where a sale is made. On a macro-level, a point of purchase may be a mall, market or city. On
a micro-level, retailers consider a point of purchase to be the area
surrounding the cash register or the counter where customers pay.
POP (Point Of Presence) POP as a Point Of Presence is a telephone number that gives usersdial-upaccess to the Internet. This term is also used to describe an actual connection point on the Internet's backbone. see also: gigaPOP, ISP
POP (Post Office Protocol) POP as a Post Office Protocol is a protocol used by mail clients to retrieve messages from a mail server. It comes in two flavors: POP2, which requires SMTP to send messages, and POP3, which can be used with or without SMTP. You need to know this because an e-mailaccount is often referred to as your "POP account."
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