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e–mail

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noun \ˈē-ˌmāl\

Simple Definition of e–mail

  • : a system for sending messages from one computer to another computer

  • : messages that are sent electronically from one computer to another

  • : an e-mail message

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of e–mail

  1. 1 :  a means or system for transmitting messages electronically (as between computers on a network) <communicating by e–mail>

  2. 2 a :  messages sent and received electronically through an e-mail system <receives a lot of e–mail> b :  an e-mail message <sent him an e–mail>

e–mail

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e–mailer

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E–MAIL Defined for Kids

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e–mail

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noun \ˈē-ˌmāl\

Definition of e–mail for Students

  1. 1 :  a system for sending messages between computers

  2. 2 :  a message sent electronically from one computer to another




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e–mail

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verb \ˈē-ˌmāl\

Definition of e–mail for Students

e–mailed

e–mailing

  1. :  to send e-mail or as e-mail <She e-mailed her friends.>




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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of e–mail


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