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Chat vs. Email

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Chatverb

To be engaged in informal conversation.

‘She chatted with her friend in the cafe.’; ‘I like to chat over a coffee with a friend.’;

Emailnoun

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

‘He sent me his details via email.’; ‘The advent of email has simultaneously brought our society closer together and farther apart.’;

Chatverb

To talk more than a few words.

‘I met my old friend in the street, so we chatted for a while.’;

Emailnoun

(countable) A message sent via an email system.

‘He sent me an email last week to that effect.’; ‘I am searching through my old emails.’;

Chatverb

(transitive) To talk of; to discuss.

‘They chatted politics for a while.’;

Emailnoun

(uncountable) A quantity of email messages.

‘I am searching through my old email.’; ‘My inbox used to allow only 50 MB of email at a time until last year, when they upgraded it to 2 GBs!’;

Chatverb

To exchange text or voice messages in real time through a computer network, as if having a face-to-face conversation.

‘Do you want to chat online later?’;

Emailnoun

(informal) An e-mail address.

‘What's your email?’; ‘Don't send personal messages to my work email.’;

Chatnoun

(uncountable) Informal conversation.

Emailnoun

a raised or embossed image pressed into metal, such as a seal pressed into a foil and attached to a document

Chatnoun

A conversation to stop an argument or settle situations.

Emailnoun

A type of dark ink

Chatnoun

The entirety of users in a chatroom or a single member thereof.

‘The Chat just made a joke about my skills.’;

Emailverb

(transitive) To send an email or emails to.

‘She emailed me last week, asking about the status of the project.’;

Chatnoun

An exchange of text or voice messages in real time through a computer network, resembling a face-to-face conversation.

Emailverb

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

‘Most teenagers spend twenty-six hours a day emailing and surfing the Web.’;

Chatnoun

Any of various small Old World passerine birds in the muscicapid tribe Saxicolini or subfamily Saxicolinae that feed on insects.

Emailverb

To send via email.

‘I'll email you the link.’; ‘He emailed the file out to everyone.’;

Chatnoun

Any of several small Australian honeyeaters in the genus Epthianura.

Emailnoun

(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

Chatnoun

A small potato, such as is given to swine.

Emailverb

communicate electronically on the computer;

‘she e-mailed me the good news’;

Chatnoun

Mining waste from lead and zinc mines.

Emailnoun

messages distributed by electronic means from one computer user to one or more recipients via a network

‘reading email has become the first task of the morning’; ‘email messages’;

Chatnoun

A louse small, parasitic insect.

Emailnoun

the system of sending messages by electronic means

‘a contract communicated by email’;

Chatverb

To talk in a light and familiar manner; to converse without form or ceremony; to gossip.

‘To chat a while on their adventures.’;

Emailnoun

a message sent by email

‘I got three emails from my mother today’;

Chatverb

To talk of.

Emailverb

send an email to (someone)

‘you can email me at my normal address’; ‘call, fax, or email for a free demo’;

Chatnoun

Light, familiar talk; conversation; gossip.

‘Snuff, or fan, supply each pause of chat,With singing, laughing, ogling, and all that.’;

Emailverb

send (a message) by email

‘employees can email the results back’;

Chatnoun

A bird of the genus Icteria, allied to the warblers, in America. The best known species are the yellow-breasted chat (Icteria viridis), and the long-tailed chat (Icteria longicauda). In Europe the name is given to several birds of the family Saxicolidæ, as the stonechat, and whinchat.

Email

Electronic mail (email or e-mail) is a method of exchanging messages () between people using electronic devices. Email entered limited use in the 1960s, but users could only send to users of the same computer.

‘mail’;

Chatnoun

A twig, cone, or little branch. See Chit.

Chatnoun

Small stones with ore.

Chatnoun

an informal conversation

Chatnoun

birds having a chattering call

Chatnoun

songbirds having a chattering call

Chatverb

talk socially without exchanging too much information;

‘the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze’;

Chatverb

talk in a friendly and informal way

‘she chatted to her mother on the phone every day’;

Chatverb

exchange messages online in real time with one or more simultaneous users of a computer network

‘I have chatted to a few women on the Net’;

Chatnoun

an informal conversation

‘he dropped in for a chat’; ‘that's enough chat for tonight’;

Chatnoun

the online exchange of messages in real time with one or more simultaneous users of a computer network

‘online chat has been widely accepted by average Internet users’; ‘you can have four simultaneous chats online at once’;

Chatnoun

a small Old World songbird of the thrush family, with black, white, and brown coloration and a harsh call.

Chatnoun

any of a number of small songbirds with harsh calls.

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