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e-mail [or] e·mail

e-mail [or] email

 
pronunciation:
i meIl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the practice or system by which messages may be typed into one computer terminal and sent by telephone, cable, or wireless to another computer terminal; electronic mail.
Should we send her a letter or notify her by e-mail?
definition 2: a written message or collection of messages sent from one computer to another by this means; electronic mail.
I got two e-mails from him yesterday, but I haven't read them yet.She turned on her computer and read all her e-mail.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: e-mailed, e-mailing, e-mails
definition 1: to communicate with or send to by e-mail.
definition 2: to send by e-mail.
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