Post is the third studio album by Icelandic singer-songwriter and musician Björk, released in June 1995. Met with critical and commercial success, Post built on the electronic-pop of previous release Debut and flirted with various other musical styles including big band and trip hop, and featured numerous producers. Post went on to be certified Platinum in various regions including the UK, USA, Canada, Europe and Australia, and produced three UK Top 10 singles.

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In computing, POST is one of many request methods supported by the HTTP protocol used by the World Wide Web. The POST request method is designed to request that a web server accept the data enclosed in the request message's body for storage. It is often used when uploading a file or submitting a completed web form.

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  1. A long dowel or plank protruding from the ground; a fence post; a light post
  2. a stud; a two-by-four
  3. A pole in a battery
  4. A long, narrow piece inserted into a root canal to strengthen the tooth
  5. a prolonged final melody note, among moving harmony notes
  6. A printing paper size measuring 19.25 inches x 15.5 inches
  7. goalpost
  8. The doorpost of a victualler's shop or inn, on which were chalked the scores of customers; hence, a score; a debt.

Noun (etymology 2)

  1. Each of a series of men stationed at specific places along a postroad, with responsibility for relaying letters and dispatches of the monarch (and later others) along the route.
  2. A station, or one of a series of stations, established for the refreshment and accommodation of travellers on some recognized route.
    a stage or railway post
  3. A military base; the place at which a soldier or a body of troops is stationed; also, the troops at such a station.
  4. Someone who travels express along a set route carrying letters and dispatches; a courier.
  5. An organisation for delivering letters, parcels etc., or the service provided by such an organisation.
    sent via post; parcel post
  6. A single delivery of letters; the letters or deliveries that make up a single batch delivered to one person or one address.
  7. A message posted in an electronic forum.
  8. A location on a basketball court near the basket.
    Two of the receivers ran post patterns.
  9. Haste or speed, like that of a messenger or mail carrier.
  10. One who has charge of a station, especially a postal station.

Noun (etymology 3)

  1. An assigned station; a guard post.
  2. An appointed position in an organization.


  1. To hang (a notice) in a conspicuous manner for general review.
    Post no bills.
  2. To hold up to public blame or reproach; to advertise opprobriously; to denounce by public proclamation.
    to post someone for cowardice
  3. To carry (an account) from the journal to the ledger.
  4. To inform; to give the news to; to make acquainted with the details of a subject; often with up.
  5. To pay (a blind)
    Since Jim was new to the game, he had to post $4 in order to receive a hand.

Verb (etymology 2)

  1. To send an item of mail.
    Mail items posted before 7.00pm within the Central Business District and before 5.00pm outside the Central Business District will be delivered the next working day.
  2. To travel with post horses; figuratively, to travel in haste.
  3. To rise and sink in the saddle, in accordance with the motion of the horse, especially in trotting.
  4. To publish a message to a newsgroup, forum, blog, etc.
    I couldn't figure it out, so I posted a question on the mailing list.

Verb (etymology 3)

  1. To enter (a name) on a list, as for service, promotion, etc.
  2. To assign to a station; to set; to place.
    Post a sentinel in front of the door.


  1. With the post, on post-horses; express, with speed, quickly
  2. sent via the postal service

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