email, e-mail, netmail

(verb) communicate electronically on the computer; “she e-mailed me the good news”

Source: WordNet® 3.1

Etymology 1


email (countable and uncountable, plural emails) (computing)

(uncountable) A system for transferring messages from one computer to another, usually through a network.

Antonym: snail mail

(uncountable) A quantity of messages sent through an email system.

(countable) A message sent through an email system.

(countable, informal) An email address.


email (third-person singular simple present emails, present participle emailing, simple past and past participle emailed)

(transitive) To send an email or emails to.

(transitive, may take two objects) To send (something) through email.

(intransitive) To send, or compose and send, an email or emails.

Etymology 2


email (plural emails)

(obsolete, rare) Enamel.


• Lamie, ameli, maile

Source: Wiktionary


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Coffee Trivia

Some 16th-century Italian clergymen tried to ban coffee because they believed it to be “satanic.” However, Pope Clement VII loved coffee so much that he lifted the ban and had coffee baptized in 1600.

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