electronic mail

Definitions of electronic mail
  1. noun
    (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
    synonyms: e-mail, email
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    snail mail
    any mail that is physically delivered by the postal service
    a service providing free email delivery in exchange for exposure to advertising
    junk e-mail, spam
    unwanted e-mail (usually of a commercial nature sent out in bulk)
    type of:
    electronic communication
    communication by computer
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