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mailbomb: (also mail bomb) [USENET] 1. v. To send, or urge
   others to send, massive amounts of email to a single system or
   person, esp. with intent to crash or spam the recipient's
   system.  Sometimes done in retaliation for a perceived serious
   offense.  Mailbombing is itself widely regarded as a serious
   offense --- it can disrupt email traffic or other facilities for
   innocent users on the victim's system, and in extreme cases, even
   at upstream sites.  2. n. An automatic procedure with a similar
   effect.  3. n. The mail sent.  Compare letterbomb,