EMail

/ee'mayl/

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 arranged in a network". A use from 1480 is given. The word is derived from French 'emmailleure', network.

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