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Definition: The main part of an email message containing the actual, arbitrary data such as text or images. As opposed to the header, which contains control and meta-information.

In the SMTP standard, the body is the full email message. The header here is only information servers need to deliver the message.

Also Known As: Email Body, E-mail Body

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SMTP
The standard that makes Internet mail work.

 


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