Origin of electronic mail
First recorded in 1975–80
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- the transmission and distribution of messages, information, facsimiles of documents, etc, from one computer terminal to anotherAbbreviation: e-mail, email, E-mail
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Word Origin and History for electronic mail
1977; see e-mail.
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