• WordNet 3.6
    • v e-mail communicate electronically on the computer "she e-mailed me the good news"
    • n e-mail (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 "you cannot send packages by electronic mail"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: David Wolf was the first person to cast an absentee ballot from space. In November 1997, he cast a vote via e-mail for the mayor of Houston while onboard the space station Mir.
    • n e-mail Same as amel.
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  • Jamais Cascio
    Jamais Cascio
    “The difference between e-mail and regular mail is that computers handle e-mail, and computers never decide to come to work one day and shoot all the other computers.”


In literature:

The seizure of Illuminati BBS deprived SJG of all the programs, text files, and private e-mail on the board.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
Macrum, Charles E., Consul at Durban concerning mail of, 104.
"Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by Theodore Roosevelt
Arnold, Miss E.S., Children's Editress, Nelson Evening Mail, Nelson.
"Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents" by Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
Sannahikas, i.e., clad in mail.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2"
E. W. E. and I took a walk to town after sundown, saw the mail train run off the track, switch left open.
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones
How to cut into the system and send him a little personal E-mail?
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
The e-mail on his Compaq's screen was from Jane Tully, who handled legal affairs for the paper.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
As "E 12" was leaving the Marmora first, she politely took "H 1's" mails out with her.
"The Story of Our Submarines" by John Graham Bower

In poetry:

Jamie has turned him round about,
I wat the tear blinded his e'e--
"I'll ne'er pay mail to Elliot again,
And the fair Dodhead I'll never see!
"Jamie Telfer" by Andrew Lang
"I know," sez Smith. "I got it right.
Jim used to talk to me at night
About a little girl 'e tracked.
'Er name is Flo. Ain't that a fact?
That's 'er. I know she writes to 'im
Each mail. She ain't forgotten Jim.
"Jim's Girl" by C J Dennis

In news:

Supports multiple e-mail services in one inbox.
Why do I refuse to use a PC, get an e-mail address, or surf the Internet.
New e-mail from my latest Craigslist buddy.
Computer technology is making e-mail marketing more effective.
Response rate to e-mails with graphics are 33% higher than with text e-mails, BargainDog.com tells Internet Retailer.
Do you get e-mails from exotic places, pleading for help and promising millions.
In addition to the Internet and e-mail, four channels of live global television will be offered to passengers.
The man contacted police in reference to an e-mail he received on July 28 at 3:54 am, Lt Joseph Duffy said.
Thank you Cleveland RTA says you can soon get an e-mail to find out when your bus will arrive at your stop.
Countless White House E-Mails Deleted.
Urban Tulsa Weekly 1924 E 6th St Tulsa OK 74104 Phone: 918 592-5550 Fax: 918 592-5970 e-mail: stoothaker@urbantulsa.com.
Got this picture in an e-mail from my mom about a croc found at a local lake.
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Cantaloupe.TV, known for its video marketing expertise, has been working closely with locally based ExactTarget, the well-known e-mail marketing firm, to give ExactTarget's clients an easier way of embedding video into e-mails.

In science:

The recommendation process in PHOAKS entails mining URLs, filtering irrelevant and spurious URLs via heuristics (e.g., remove links embedded into an e-mail signature), and computing a weight for each.
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
Discovering Shared Interests One of the earliest yet untouted attempts at inducing social networks by link analysis entailed analyzing e-mail communication logs, based on heuristics, to uncover an extant social network [106].
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
In the identified communication network, two individuals share an edge if an e-mail was exchanged between the two.
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
Electronic communications (e.g., e-mail) have made Milgram’s experiment and research results easily replicable.
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
Supported by NSF grant DMS-0111298. † e-mail:csail.mit.edu.
Small Pseudo-Random Families of Matrices: Derandomizing Approximate Quantum Encryption