Email: /ee'mayl/ (also Written `e-mail') 1. N. Electronic Mail Automatically Passed Through Computer Networks And/or Via Modems Over Common-carrier Lines.

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:email: /ee'mayl/ (also written `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 arranged in a net work".
A use from 1480 is given. The word is derived from French
`emmailleure', network.
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