Definitions for email
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word email
electronic mail, e-mail, email(verb)
(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"
e-mail, email, netmail(verb)
communicate electronically on the computer
"she e-mailed me the good news"
a raised or embossed image pressed into metal, such as a seal pressed into a foil and attached to a document
The New Hacker's Dictionary
(also written ‘e-mail’ and ‘E-mail’) 1. n. Electronic mail automatically passed through computer networks and/or via modems over common-carrier lines. Contrast snail-mail, paper-net, voice-net. See network address. 2. vt. To send electronic mail.Oddly enough, the word emailed is actually listed in the OED; it means “embossed (with a raised pattern) or perh. arranged in a net or open work”. A use from 1480 is given. The word is probably derived from French émaillé (enameled) and related to Old French emmailleüre (network). A French correspondent tells us that in modern French, ‘email’ is a hard enamel obtained by heating special paints in a furnace; an ‘emailleur’ (no final e) is a craftsman who makes email (he generally paints some objects (like, say, jewelry) and cooks them in a furnace).There are numerous spelling variants of this word. In Internet traffic up to 1995, ‘email’ predominates, ‘e-mail’ runs a not-too-distant second, and ‘E-mail’ and ‘Email’ are a distant third and fourth.
Translations for email
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
She sent him an email.
- رسالة إلكترونيّهArabic
- e-mailPortuguese (BR)
- E-mail (elektronische Post)German
- ηλεκτρονικό ταχυδρομείοGreek
- e-mail, correo electrónicoSpanish
- e-mail, pos elektronikIndonesian
- e-mail, posta elettronicaItalian
- 전자 메일Korean
- elektroninis paštasLithuanian
- poczta elektronicznaPolish
- электронная почтаRussian
- elektronska poštaSlovenian
- e-mail, elektronik postaTurkish
- 電子郵件Chinese (Trad.)
- 电子邮件Chinese (Simp.)
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