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Definitions for postfix
poʊstˈfɪks, ˈpoʊst fɪks; ˈpoʊst fɪkspost·fix

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suffix, postfixnoun

    an affix that is added at the end of the word


  1. postfixnoun


  2. postfixverb

    To suffix.

  3. postfixverb

    To subject a sample to postfixation


  1. postfix

    Postfix, also known as Reverse Polish Notation (RPN), is a mathematical notation in which every operator follows all of its operands. It is a method for expressing mathematical equations that eliminates the need for parentheses to indicate priority of operations. In computer science, it is often used in stack-based and tree-based data structures. Beyond mathematics, postfix can also refer to a suffix or anything that comes after or at the end of something else.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Postfixnoun

    a letter, syllable, or word, added to the end of another word; a suffix

  2. Postfixverb

    to annex; specifically (Gram.), to add or annex, as a letter, syllable, or word, to the end of another or principal word; to suffix

  3. Etymology: [Pref. post- + -fix, as in prefix: cf. F. postfixe.]


  1. Postfix

    In computing, Postfix is a free and open-source mail transfer agent that routes and delivers electronic mail, intended as an alternative to the widely used Sendmail MTA. Postfix is released under the IBM Public License 1.0 which is a free software licence. Originally written in 1997 by Wietse Venema at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center and first released in December 1998, Postfix continues as of 2013 to be actively developed by its creator and other contributors. The software is also known by its former names VMailer and IBM Secure Mailer. In January 2012 in a study performed by E-Soft, Inc., approximately 23% of the publicly reachable mail-servers on the Internet ran Postfix.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of postfix in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of postfix in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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