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e–mail

noun \ˈē-ˌmāl\

: 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

Full Definition of E-MAIL

1
:  a means or system for transmitting messages electronically (as between computers on a network) <communicating by e–mail>
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 verb
e–mail·er \-ˌmā-lər\ noun
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Origin of E-MAIL

electronic
First Known Use: 1982

Other Telecommunications Terms

Ethernet, intercept
EMAIL Defined for Kids

1e–mail

noun \ˈē-ˌmāl\

Definition of E-MAIL for Kids

1
:  a system for sending messages between computers
2
:  a message sent electronically from one computer to another

2e–mail

verb \ˈē-ˌmāl\
e–mailede–mail·ing

Definition of E-MAIL for Kids

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

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