|—prefix forming verbs and verbal derivatives|
|1.||out: eviscerate; egest|
|2.||away: elapse; elongate|
|[from Latin ē away; related to |
|electronic, indicating the involvement of the internet: e-business; e-money|
|See also E number used with numbers indicating a standardized system within the European Union, as of recognized food additives or standard pack sizes|
A prefix that stands for “electronic” and refers to information technologies, business, and almost anything connected to or transmitted over the Internet. Some examples of its use include e-business, e-commerce, e-book, and e-mail.