greylist

English

noun
Definitions
  • (legal) A list, resembling a blacklist, for less serious offences.
  • (internet) A technique for blocking spam (junk e-mail) by temporarily rejecting mail from unknown senders. A legitimate sender is likely to try sending again after a delay.

Etymology

Compound from English grey + English list (craft, cunning, desire, art).

Origin

English

list

Gloss

craft, cunning, desire, art

Concept
Semantic Field

Emotions and values

Ontological Category

Property

Kanji

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