autocancel

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

auto- +‎ cancel

VerbEdit

autocancel (third-person singular simple present autocancels, present participle autocancelling (Commonwealth), autocanceling (American), simple past and past participle autocancelled (Commonwealth), autocanceled (American))

  1. (transitive, Internet) To cancel (a previously posted message on Usenet) automatically.

NounEdit

autocancel (plural autocancels)

  1. (Internet) A Usenet control message, generated automatically, that cancels a previously posted message.
Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 21:41