Term of the Moment

Cirus platform


Look Up Another Term


Redirected from: power on self test

Definition: post


(1) To place an entry on a blog or social networking site. The term post dates back to the earliest days of manual record keeping, where "to post to an account" meant to make an entry in a paper ledger. See blog post and posting.

(2) (POST) (Power On Self Test) A series of built-in diagnostics performed by the BIOS in a PC when the computer is first started. See POST code and POST card.

(3) An HTTP command used to send text to a Web server for processing. See HTTP POST.

(4) Short for post-production.

(5) (PoSt) (Proof-Of-SpaceTime) See Filecoin.