a message transmitted from one computer to another, accessible by means of a mail reading program on the receiving computer. The message may have one or many intended recipients, and may be directed by the sending program to one or to multiple receiving computers. The message is typically in the form of a computer file, and may be a simple ASCII text, or any other type of binary coded information
The use of a network to send and receive messages.
Widely used network application in which mail messages are transmitted electronically between end users over various types of networks using various network protocols. Often called e-mail.
Also known as Email. Mail which is sent over a network in data form. This is a very fast and efficient but can only be sent to someone who has an address on the network.
Mail sent directly from computer to computer along a computer network or via a modem
A system for sending and receiving messages between computer users, locally or world-wide. Often abbreviated "e-mail" or "email".
E-mail is the sending and receiving of messages, usually text, from one computer to another using e-mail software. See also: POP3
A computer application whereby messages are transmitted via data communications to "electronic mailboxes" (also called E-mail). (Contrast with voice message switching.)
The computer-to-computer exchange of messages. E-mail is usually unstructured (free-form) rather than in a structured format. X.400 has become the standard for e-mail exchange.
It is one of the most popular Internet services. Email is electronic messaging that uses standard conventions for addressing and delivering content across the Internet. An email message has three parts: a header, a message, and attachments (documents or computer readable files). The header contains much technical information about the source and the route the message took from sender to recipient. Most of this is irrelevant to normal users, but it is useful to have when things go wrong. You have to have an email account in order to be able to use this service. Usually you get several email accounts with the web hosting provider that hosts your domain name.
Correspondence in the form of messages transmitted between user terminals or workstations over a computer network.
A system that allows messages to be sent from and received by personal computer users via a computer network or telephone connection using a modem. E-mail users need a microcomputer, a modem, a telephone and a subscription to an electronic mail service. See Listserv and mailist.
An electronic document (usually a message) sent to a person or group on the Internet. When used as a verb, "email" refers to the act of sending such a document over the Internet.
is a method of composing, sending and receiving messages over electronic communication systems. It is one of the most popular uses of the Internet.
A means of connecting computers in order to send messages to one or more individuals or groups.
The storing of letters or messages in computer memory for access at a later date by another person or persons by means of an "address".
An electronic document exchange software used for interpersonal communications that can send and receive text, files and audio items. A central application is responsible for storing the information, forwarding it to the proper recipient, and possibly tracking that activity. A user interface application enables the user to create, retrieve and send messages.
A system used to send and receive messages electronically.
messages sent from one computer to one or more other computers, with each recipient and sender having a separate mailing address (mailbox).
A form of messages delivered over a network of communications computers; typically these messages are text but may include images and hyperlinks.
A means of sending typed messages from one computer to another, over a network.
or e-mail: Messages that travel through the networks of the Internet. The best part is, they never get lost and you never have to buy a stamp.
Exchange of digital documents via the Internet.
or e-mail, refers to the transmission of messages over electronic communications networks such as corporate Intranets and the Internet. E-mail services for use over the Internet are provided by Internet Service Providers (ISPs), and services such as hotmail and yahoo. Most such services provide a text editor, though many allow any text editor to be used. Files containing text or multimedia data can be attached to e-mail. E-mail normally takes between seconds and minutes to arrive at its destination.
Sending typed messages and attachments through an electronic mail network.
Communication system that allows users to exchange information. email for Laurier students
Messages sent from one computer to another via a network, online service or the Internet. It generally takes only seconds for a message to reach its destination anywhere in the world. E-mail messages can contain only text or contain programs or data including graphics, word processing files and even audio and video.
The exchange of electronic text messages and file attachments between computers over a communications network, such as a local area network or the Internet.
Messages sent, received or forwarded in digital form via a computer-based communication mechanism.
on the Internet, a means of individuals communicating with one another; messages are composed on a computer and sent electronically to a recipient computer user.
E-mail is a system for sending text messages from person to person over a network. E-mail mirrors ordinary letters in that you supply the address of the recipient(s) and the text of the message. Internet e-mail addresses look like this: email@example.com.
Electronic Mail allows you to send private messages to the lecturer or other students. Email is described in more detail on How do I use email
The transfer of messages between you and other users of on-line network systems. E-mail is similar to an ordinary letter; you supply the address of the recipient(s) and the text of the message. It is different in that delivery takes place in minutes or hours rather than days. Electronic mail provides private (or, in some cases, restricted-group) communications.
A method by which computer users can exchange messages with each other over a network. Email is probably the most widely-used communications tool on the Internet. There are many esoteric conventions in Email, but most involve use of "To:", "From:", and "Subject:" lines. One of Email's advantages is its ability to be forwarded and replied to easily and at both the sender's and receiver's convenience.
The process of sending, receiving, storing, and/or forwarding documents in digital form via telecommunications.
(computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that is generated at the recipient's terminal when he logs in
A system for sending and receiving messages on the Internet.
Messages of text or graphical components sent from one computer to another.
A system for exchanging mail messages, data files, and software programs between networked users.
A networking application that allows users to send and receive mail electronically. Used with automatic group mailing list software, e-mail is the basis for discussion groups and many other Internet services. E-mail is used both as a noun and verb.
Application protocol for sending messages between users on a network. Messages may be queued, stored, relayed, or delayed and still eventually be delivered to the intended recipients.
(E-mail) A method of electronically passing messages from one computer user to another, typically over the Internet.
Messages transmitted over communications networks.
Email is the exchange of computer-stored messages through a network. It gives computer users the ability to send mail electronically from one computer to another. Return to .
Text messages mainly, but also graphics, sounds and video clips are sent from one PC to another. Web-based email accounts, such as Hotmail, can be accessed from any terminal.
Electronic communication through institutional, community or commercial networks.
Messages, usually text, sent from one person's computer to another via the internet. E-mail can also be sent automatically to a large number of addresses (Mailing List). See also Listserv.
Mail that is transferred electronically.
A way to send messages from one computer to others linked through a network or the Internet. Other files and documents can be attached to the message. Email messages are often informal and fairly short in nature and usually take only moments to be transferred from one computer to another.
A system for sending messages between computers that are linked electronically over a network.
Email is an electronic form of communication, used to send messages via computer networks. You must have an account on an Internet mail server (and access to an Internet mail client) to send and receive email directly. However, many other electronic mail systems can communicate with email through the use of mail gateways.
is electronic mail; a document sent from one individual to another via an electronic delivery service.
(Email) â€“ the sending and receiving of messages, usually text, from one computer to another using email software.
messages exchanged electronically between computer users, on the same host system or via network s between systems
The use of telecommunications for sending textual messages from one person to another. The capability to store the messages in an electronic mailbox is normally a part of the electronic mail system.
An application where mail messages are transmitted electronically among computer users over various types of networks.
Known simply as e-mail, it's become one of the most popular uses of the Internet. (Yet another way for people from all around the world to reach out and touch each other. Yippee.)
A network service for transmitting messages from one computer to another. Also called e-mail.
Software that enables users to send correspondence through a computer network.
E-mail is the facility for sending messages prepared on your computer, via the Internet, to anyone else in the world with an e-mail address.
A service enabling users to exchange written messages (and computer file enclosures if desired) through computer servers acting as mailboxes. E-mail should not be confused with chat lines, which enable computer users, connected together, to exchange short written messages in real time.
Generic term for computer applications that enable users to send messages to other users at different computers. More than any other technology since the invention of the telephone, electronic mail has changed the way business people communicate (Wang, 1994).
Documents and messages sent through the system from one user to one or more users.
Messages automatically passed from one computer user to another, often through computer networks and/or via modems over telephone lines. An increasing number of e-mail systems allow the message body to contain "attachments" of different kinds (such as Word documents or spreadsheets or photographs) rather than just one block of plain text. UWS uses Microsoft Outlook as its e-mail system. All UWS students should check their e-mail inbox regularly for communications from their academic department or from other services such as the Library. Further information is available on our LIS web pages
A system of electronic communication whereby an individual sends a message to another individual or group of people; includes computer mail and facsimile.
Text messages sent from one computer to one or more computers over the Internet. May contain attachments of, eg sound and graphic files
The delivery of correspondence, including graphics, by electronic means, usually by interconnecting computers, word processors, or facsimile equipment.
is an area on a computer network where digitized information can be sent, stored, and retrieved by individual users.
or email A method of electronically sending messages from one computer to another.
Electronic messages generated and received by computers connected by networks. Using the example "firstname.lastname@example.org," your e-mail address consists of three sections: Yourname — This identifies your user name on the server hosting your e-mail address. @schang.com — This identifies the name of the institution hosting your e-mail address. .com — This identifies the type of institution hosting your e-mail address (.net, .edu, .gov, etc.).
Messages sent from computer to computer, across the network. Email combines the best qualities of the letter and the telephone, and is moreover developing so that it can be used for things they cannot do - such as sending pictures and sounds. Thanks to the Internet people almost anywhere in the world can send each other messages by email.
Electronic messages sent from one user to another over the Internet or other network.
Method of on-line communication for sending and receiving messages and files of information.
A method by which computer users can exchange messages with each other over a network. Email is probably the most widely-used communications tool on the Internet. There are many quirky conventions to Email, but most entail a "To:", "From:", and "Subject:" line. One of Email's advantages is its ability to be forwarded and replied to easily. If an email is badly received by a group or user, the sender is likely to get "flamed."
A means of sending messages electronically over a computer network. There are a number of different programs which allow e-mail to be sent and received. An e-mail address is comprised of a name and a computer host (location) e.g. email@example.com
One of the most popular Internet services. Basically it's the transmission of text based messages. An email message can also contain more structured elements, like tables, images and multimedia. It can also be used to send various data files, by means of attachments. You have to have an email account in order to be able to use this service.
Often called "e-mail." The e-mail system exchanges message among computers via a network such as the Internet. With compared to the conventional postal mail system, e-mail messages reach to destinations faster, more economically, and more conveniently.
or E-mail: System whereby word processed document files are addressed to a named recipient and sent via the Internet to an "electronic pigeonhole" to await collection.
Electronic Mail (e-mail) may include non-interactive communication of text, data, images or voice messages between a sender and designated recipient(s) by systems utilizing telecommunications links. It may also include correspondence transmitted and stored electronically using software facilities called "e-mail,"" "facsimile," or "messaging" system; or voice messages transmitted and stored for later retrieval from a computer system.
An online messaging service between computer users. An "e-mail address" looks like firstname.lastname@example.org (the part before the @ represents the local user, the part after is the "domain name" for Pepperdine).
An electronic means for communication in which usually text is transmitted, operations include sending, storing, processing, and receiving information, users are allowed to communicate under specified conditions, and messages are held in storage until called for by the addressee.
1. (e-mail) n. Correspondence in the form of messages transmitted between user terminals over a computer network. 2. n. The generation, transmission, and display of correspondence and documents by electronic means.
Electronic mail, or e-mail, is a way users with a computer can send messages between each other easily and more quickly than regular mail.
sending and receiving messages to other users electronically. Example: email@example.com
(E-mail) - Sending messages from one computer to another via a data network.
Electronic communication generally in the form of text messages.
the exchange of information from one computer to another using software that is designed to store and forward messages received or sent.
A facility that lets users send messages to users on other computer systems.
( e-mail) allows users to send messages from one computer to another via a mail list or Usenet.
Communications using the Internet to send messages and attached files.
The process or result of sending and receiving messages in electronic form via remote computer terminals. Also called E-mail. See also TELECOMMUNICATIONS.
(e-mail or email) - a message stored in digital form and intended for transmission over a computing system or network to another user of the system or network.
a system of exchanging messages by means of computers attached to a network
Synonym for mail.
The exchange of electronic messages created by a user on a computer and transmitted (via an organization's network or the Internet) to another user's computer.
This is the electronic transmission of letters, messages from one computer to another.
the transmission of messages between computers via a network, including the Internet.
An electronic communications system using a computer that enables the user to generate and transmit messages to other locations/addresses via the internet.
A system to exchange messages via a communications network. See also Snail mail.
A basic Internet service which allows users to exchange information electronically.
A basic Internet service that allows users to exchange messages electronically.
The process of sending, receiving, storing and/or forwarding messages in digital form via telecommunication.
Commonly referred to as email, this form of communication enables you to send messages and files from your computer through the Internet to one or more email addresses.
A communications tool which is the electronic equivalent of postal mail. Because of the sheer speed of email (the ability to reach a destination in a matter of seconds), this form of communication has gained tremendous popularity.
Sending messages from one computer user to another.
is the electronic transfer of unstructured messages between organisations or individuals.
Messages, usually text, sent from one person to another via computer. E-mail can also be sent automatically to a large number of addresses. An e-mail address has the format of: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Electronic messages sent and received over the Internet.
A message or document sent over a computer network from one computer user to another.
Messages that are sent from one person's computer to another's via the Internet. Files can be attached to the email message for download ing by the recipient of the message.
(1) The electronic transmission of letters, messages and memos from one computer to another. (2) A computer-aided method of communication where an individual sends an on-line message to another individual via dial-up or dedicated access. See Bulletin Board.
Sending messages or documents, such as news about a new product or sales promotion between individuals. A primitive form of 'push' channel. E-mail may be Inbound e-mail or Outbound e-mail .
The service whereby a computer user can exchange messages with other computer users (or groups of users) by means of a communications network; one of the most popular uses of the Internet.
Application that enables users to electronically send and receive messages to colleagues using data communications technology with computers.
Any communication that requires an electronic device for storage and/or transmission. E-mail often refers to a package of services designed to automate office communications.
Electronic mail, commonly called E-mail, allows you to send messages, documents, and files through a network on your computer arriving in minutes or hours.
(e-mail) The electronic transmission and reception of messages and text-based information without the need for the recipient to be present at the time of the transmission. Available either as a value-added service from providers or on LAN systems.
More often called E-Mail. E-mail is a fast, easy, and inexpensive way to communicate with individuals or groups on networked computers and computers equipped for Internet access. Besides basic correspondence, with some systems you can attach and send documents and other files.
The computer-based exchange of messages, often through the use of computer networks and/or via modems.
The process of sending messages from one computer to another via a computer network.
A method of transferring information (often text messages) from one computer to another over a network.
Electronic Mail (E-Mail) is a method of transmitting messages and other data from computer to computer.
e-mail or E-mail) Online communications between computer users. The most frequently used communications tool on the Internet. E-mail allows you to communicate with one or thousands of users in less time and for less money than it takes to communicate with another person via traditional phone or mail services.
a means for an originator of information to distribute information to an unlimited number of recipients via a value added network service which mimics the functions of the paper postal services.
A means to send messages to individuals or groups on the Internet. It is estimated there will be more than 550 million e-mail users by the year 2000.
(or e-mail) ‹A system which allows you to send messages to other computer users. This is one of the most popular ways people use the Internet. Once you have an email account and address, you can send and receive typed messages to and from anyone else with an Internet address. Communication is almost instantaneous and messages can be saved in separate "folders" on your computer.
network tool that allows an individual to send a message to the computer mailbox of another user. Mailboxes, have unique and specific addresses which can generally be mailed to or by anyone else on the Internet. Email can also be sent automatically to a large number of addresses (through a Mailing List).
A means of sending messages electronically using a computer, or now via other electronic communication devises such as phones.
Messages sent electronically form one person to another via the Internet.
A message service that uses telecommunications and electronics to deliver soft or hard copy information.
E-mail is an online communication between computer users. It is the most frequently used communication tool on the Internet. It allows you to communicate with one or thousands of users in less time and for less money than it would with another person via traditional phone or mail services. Conversations with other computer users can be also carried out using IRC (Internet Relay Chat). More recently, Internet telephony hardware and software allows real-time voice conversations.
A technology for handling mail electronically.
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Messages automatically passed from one computer user to another, often through computer networks and/or via modems over telephone lines. Source: Dictionary.com Email Marketing Services by ECommerce Partners
E-Mail allows the user to send a message via a computer instantly to one or many persons around the world. E-mail users typically have a "mailbox" on a network or a videotext system where other users can send messages to be retrieved by the recipient.
Messages that travel through the networks rather than being committed to paper and making the arduous journey through the U.S. Postal Service.
A system where a computer user can exchange messages with other computer users (or groups of users) via a communications network.
The use of a network to transmit text messages, memos and reports; also called e-mail. Messages can be sent to one or more persons, a defined group or all users on a system.