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electronic mail

n.
See email.
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electronic mail

n
(Communications & Information) the transmission and distribution of messages, information, facsimiles of documents, etc, from one computer terminal to another. Abbreviation: e-mail, email or E-mail
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electron′ic mail′


n.
[1975–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electronic mail - (computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that can be regenerated at the recipient's terminal when the recipient logs inelectronic mail - (computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that can be regenerated at the recipient's terminal when the recipient logs in; "you cannot send packages by electronic mail"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
electronic communication - communication by computer
freemail - a service providing free email delivery in exchange for exposure to advertising
junk e-mail, spam - unwanted e-mail (usually of a commercial nature sent out in bulk)
snail mail - any mail that is physically delivered by the postal service; "email is much faster than snail mail"
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Translations
بَريد إلِكْتروني
e-maile-post
elektronikus posta e-mail
elektronická pošta
elektronska pošta

electronic mail

nposta elettronica
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electron

(iˈlektron) noun
a very small particle within the atom.
electronic (eləkˈtronik) adjective
1. worked or produced by devices built or made according to the principles of electronics. an electronic calculator.
2. concerned or working with such machines. an electronic engineer.
ˌelectronic ˈmail noun
(also e-mail, ~email) the system of sending messages by computer; the information sent this way.
electronics (eləkˈtroniks) noun singular
the branch of science that deals with the study of the movement and effects of electrons and with their application to machines etc.
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With electronic mail, the recipient of the message can read the note at a later time.'
EXPLANATION: These amendments would confirm that special meetings of the Board of Directors may be conducted by telephonic or electronic media, and that written notice of meetings may be provided by regular or electronic mail.
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The role of an electronic mail system in the educational strategies of a residency in obstetrics and gynecology.
Veterans and their families may submit their questions about the program via electronic mail at hac.inq@med.va.gov.
Using electronic mail surveys and computer Monitored data for studying computer mediated communication systems.
A.878 TOKASZ Establishes no person shall transmit unsolicited commercial electronic mail messages unless "ADV:" is the first four characters of the message; establishes no person shall transmit certain other unsolicited commercial electronic mail messages unless "ADV:ADLT" is the first eight characters of the message; establishes no person shall from a computer located in this state transmit unsolicited commercial electronic mail messages to another state resident unless the sender establishes and informs the recipient of a toll free telephone number or electronic message address where the recipient may notify the sender that he or she does not want any further commercial electronic mail messages; provides for enforcement by the attorney general.
Ten years ago, most people would not have expected electronic mail to be so prevalent.
The messages were strongly affected by the use of a system of electronic mail and changed as the community members' relationships developed."
Any agency with inquiries or information concerning this investigation should contact Special Agent Tiffany Linn, Defense Criminal Investigative Service, Northeast Field Office at 610-595-1904, extension 247, or via electronic mail at tlinn@dodig.osd.mil.

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