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electronic mail

noun
1.
Origin of electronic mail
1975-1980
First recorded in 1975-80
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  • The benefits of electronic mail, of shared files, of shared computing power are not what interest us here.

British Dictionary definitions for electronic mail

electronic mail

noun
1.
the transmission and distribution of messages, information, facsimiles of documents, etc, from one computer terminal to another Abbreviation e-mail, email, E-mail
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Word Origin and History for electronic mail
n.

1977; see e-mail.

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