electronic mail

(redirected from email)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to email: Email address

electronic mail (e-mail)

a form of COMMUNICATION which involves sending COMPUTER-originated messages and information across a telecommunications network. E-mail usage is expanding rapidly, partly reflected in the introduction of new facilities which provide an integrated approach to sending messages to any combination of fax, telex and electronic mail addresses. See INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, NETWORKING.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson
References in periodicals archive ?
Box 444, Warren, Rl 02885 Phone: 401-245-6900, 800-556-7916 Fax: 401-247-2231 Email: sales@royalpins.com Web: www.royalpins.com
Royle Systems Group, 1000 Cannonball Rd., Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442 Phone: 973-839-8118 Fax: 973-839-7327 Email: johnroyle@aol.com Web: www.
345, Madison Heights, MI 48071 Phone: 248-616-0747 Fax: 248-616-0130 Email: info@rpcalliance.com Web: www.rpcalliance.com
RSG Technologies, 29 Industrial Park Dr., Dover, NH 03820 Phone: 603-299-8434, 800-513-0113 Fax: 603-299-0364 Email: info@rsg-technologies.com Web: www.rsg-technologies.com
34TH INFANTRY DIVISION ASSN.--July 13-16, 2006, Buffalo, New York, Contact Pat Skelly, Phone (508) 524-3948, Email tristate@34infdiv.org.
NATIONAL REUNION--September 8-10, 2006, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Contact Jerry Gordon, Phone (515) 276-5677, Email jlg34d@msn.com.
3RD BATTALION, 71ST AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY (NIKE HERCULES)--October 20-24, 2006, Branson, Missouri, Contact Howard Webb, Phone (479) 648-2959, Email ladywebb@oox.net.
51ST SIGNAL BATTALION--June 8-10, 2006, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Contact Tommy Thompson, Phone (817) 326-4773, Email tom@itexas.net.
A fair system would ensure actual sources are ascribed for undesired email. Unfortunately, some consider authorizations derived from email addresses as a good-enough means to identify the message source, which is simply wrong and unfair.
When publishing an SSP record, an email address domain owner wishing to use various providers or services would need to publish an open-ended authorization.
Placing the burden of reputation upon the email address domain owner benefits the administrator, as expensive complaints are directed elsewhere.
Most recipients are likely using an email application that displays the pretty-name rather than the actual email address.