Mail-bomb meaning

A huge number of email messages sent to one destination or an email with an extremely large attached file. Mail bombs are sent to antagonize their recipients and/or to cause them problems by filling up their disks and overloading the system. See spam and letter bomb.
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A massive amount of email that is sent to a specific person or system, consuming the recipient’s disk space on the server or creating an overload situation for the server, which causes it to slow down considerably or stop functioning altogether. In the past, mail bombs have been used to punish Internet users who are netiquette violators (such as those who spam others on the Internet). TechTarget. Mail Bomb. [Online, October 28, 2003.] TechTarget Website. http://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/gDefinition/0,294236,sid14_gci212514,00.html.
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An explosive device sent through the post; a letter bomb or parcel bomb.
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(computing) A large number of e-mails sent to one destination, or an e-mail with a very large attachment.
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To send a mail bomb (in either sense)
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