1. a system for sending messages from one individual to another via telecommunications links between computers or terminals.
2. a message sent by e-mail: Send me an e-mail on the idea.
3. to send a message to by e-mail.
Also, E-mail, email.
Source: Random House Webster's Unabridged
email. Computing. Also e-mail.
Colloq. shortening of electronic mail s.v. electronic a. 3.
noun 1. Also, electronic mail. the sending of messages over a communications network, especially the Internet: most businesses use email these days. 2. Also, electronic mail. messages sent this way: you've got email. 3. such a message: an email from my mother.
--verb (t) 4. to send (a message by email): I'll email the information this afternoon. 5. to send such messages to (someone): he emailed me about the party.
--adjective 6. of or relating to email. Also, e-mail.
Source: The Macquarie Dictionary
e-mail, email or E-mail noun (in full electronic mail) 1 a system for transmitting messages and computer files electronically from one computer to another, eg within an office computer network, over the Internet, etc. 2 correspondence sent in this way. verb (e-mailed, e-mailing) to send someone an electronic message.
Ich denke email darf drin bleiben, auch wenn's nicht in m-w steht :-)
Nachtrag: bezüglich des Links zu m-w muß ich mal mit Kili reden, ob sich da was machen läßt.