e-mail

1. noun /ˈiːmeɪl/
a) A system for transferring messages from one computer to another, usually via a network.

He sent me his details via e-mail.

b) A message sent via an e-mail system.

The advent of e-mail has simultaneously brought our society closer together and farther apart.

2. verb /ˈiːmeɪl/
a) To send an e-mail or e-mails to.

She e-mailed me last week, asking about the status of the project.

b) To send, or compose and send, an e-mail or e-mails.

Most teenagers spend twenty-six hours a day e-mailing and surfing the Web.


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