|e-mail or email (ˈiːmeɪl)|
|1.||short for electronic mail|
|2.||to contact (a person) by electronic mail|
|3.||to send (a message, document, etc) by electronic mail|
|email or email|
|'e-mailer or email|
|e-mail or email (ē'māl') Pronunciation Key
E-mail has become one of the most widely used aspects of the Internet, because it provides a means of mass communication to almost anywhere in the world at high speed.
Note: The proliferation of spam and the transmission of computer viruses through e-mail attachments are two of the more problematic aspects of this technology.