Definición de spam en inglés:

spam

Silabificación: spam

sustantivo

1Irrelevant or inappropriate messages sent on the Internet to a large number of recipients.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • If you're a consumer and you get spam from a "legitimate" company, call them up and let them know how angry you are.
  • E-mail and newsgroup spam are annoying, but at least they file neatly into your e-mail or newsgroup reader.
  • There are other irritating blights of the Internet age, like spam.
1.1Unwanted or intrusive advertising on the Internet: [as modifier]: an autogenerated spam website
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Lycos is offering a screensaver which, once downloaded, would launch a Distributed Denial of Service attack against spam websites.
  • The screensavers make constant http requests to spam websites.
  • Most fly-by-night spam websites are registered for only a single year.
2 (Spam) trademark A canned meat product made mainly from ham.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Sammy Leslie and Ultan Bannon know that wine lovers want good wines first and good trimmings after, so there are no stray tins of spam here.
  • A guy in California used a wireless laptop to send thousands of spam messages.

verbo

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Send the same message indiscriminately to (large numbers of recipients) on the Internet.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Experts at Sophos have warned users to be wary of unsolicited emails claiming to contain photographs, after a Trojan horse was spammed to internet users.
  • Normally when discussing the history of spam, we look back to a lawyer who spammed newsgroups about 10 years ago.
  • This bulletin is being spammed via email and it tries to con users into downloading a new Microsoft security update.

Origen

1930s: apparently from sp(iced h)am.

Derivativos

spammer

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They have recently implemented a new way of keeping out spammers on blog comments.
  • Sadly enough, most spammers got your email address because you gave it to them!
  • That page also has information on how to report spammers to their Internet providers.

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