e-mail e-mail

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that can be regenerated at the recipient's terminal when the recipient logs in
  2. (v) communicate electronically on the computer

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Set up your phone for e-mail.
  2. The President-elect's sister shares an e-mail about her feelings on her brother's election and the sadness she feels in the wake of their grandmother's death.
  3. Georgetown, Cornell and thousands of other colleges are handing their badly strained e-mail systems over to the tech giants badly strained email systems over to the tech giants.

News

  1. Promoter e-mail shows Jackson doctor concerns

    AEG Live's CEO wrote two days before Michael Jackson died that a doctor Jackson was seeing "scares us to death because he is shooting him up with something," court testimony shows. Randy Phillips' e-mail could contradict his earlier testimony that he had no idea Jackson was getting prescription drugs while he was preparing for his comeback concerts. Phillips is on the witness stand for a fifth ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KSAT San Antonio

  2. Joking matter: Obama's in your e-mail

    (CNN) - If Obama is looking at a computer - with kids, with aides, or by himself - he's checking your e-mail. That's the joke in a new Tumblr mocking the National Security Agency's Internet data-mining program that came to light last week. It posts photos from the White House photostream of the president looking […]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNN Political Ticker

  3. E-mail shows concert promoter knew Michael Jackson was ‘shooting up': lawyers

    The concert promoter who handled Michael Jackson’s final shows was confronted by a bombshell e-mail yesterday that contradicted company claims that officials didn’t know about his struggles with drugs. Lawyers representing Jackson’s family in a lawsuit against concert titan AEG Live forced company CEO Randy Phillips to...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. "I think those statements are wildly inaccurate, and there's no excuse for them. Chairman Steele sent me an e-mail saying that he was -- his remarks were misconstrued," said McCain. "Look, I'm a Ronald Reagan Republican. I believe we have to...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: John McCain Source: TPMDC (blog)

  2. Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., told the BP executive that in his committee's review of 30,000 items, there was "not a single e-mail or document that you paid even the slightest attention to the dangers at this well."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Henry Waxman Source: The Associated Press

  3. "Luckily we have e-mail now. I can communicate and people can send me pictures of flower arrangements or other kinds of decisions," she told the Polish current affairs program Tomasz Lis Live.
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: The Associated Press

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