A named email account (which probably uses POP)
This is where you retrieve your e-mail. A pop account is not necessarily the same as an e-mail address. So your e-mail address may be email@example.com and the pop account may be 'Sarah'.
a mailbox that is set up to accept e-mail sent to a particular address
an actual email address which receives mail and you pick up from our servers
an email account
an independent E-mail address, with a password
a password-authenticated protocol based real email account that can receive and store email messages
a "true" mail account
Users that connect to the Internet via an Internet connection account with a provider are usually provided with a POP account which enables their email software to access and download their email messages.
A POP account is storage space for e-mails. You can use a standard e-mail client, such as Eudora, Netscape Mail or Internet Explorer Mail to download the e-mail to your computer. Current version is POP3.
This is where you download your e-mail from, a pop account is not necessarily the same as an e-mail address. So your e-mail address may be firstname.lastname@example.org and the pop account may be 'fred'.
An e-mail system that establishes your primary mailbox in your own desktop computer rather than at your access provider's site.