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Chat vs. Email — What's the Difference?

Chat vs. Email — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Chat and Email

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Chat

Talk in a friendly and informal way
She chatted to her mother on the phone every day
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Email

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

An informal conversation
He dropped in for a chat
That's enough chat for tonight
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Email

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
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Chat

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

Send an email to (someone)
You can email me at my normal address
Call, fax, or email for a free demo
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Chat

Any of a number of small songbirds with harsh calls.
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Email

A system for sending and receiving messages electronically over a computer network.
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Chat

To converse in an easy, familiar manner; talk lightly and casually.
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Email

A message or messages sent or received by such a system.
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Chat

(Computers) To participate in a synchronous exchange of remarks with one or more people over a computer network.
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Email

To send (someone) an email
I'll email you when I know my schedule.
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Chat

An informal, light conversation.
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Email

To send (a message) by email.
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Chat

(Computers) A synchronous exchange of remarks over a computer network.
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Email

(uncountable) A system for transferring messages from one computer to another, usually through a network.
Snail mail
He sent me his details via email.
The advent of email has simultaneously brought our society closer together and farther apart.
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Chat

Any of various birds in the families Muscicapidae or Parulidae that have a chattering call, especially the yellow-breasted chat.
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Email

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

To be engaged in informal conversation.
She chatted with her friend in the cafe.
I like to chat over a coffee with a friend.
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Email

(countable) A message sent through an email system.
He sent me an email last week to remind me about the meeting.
I archive my old emails using a cloud-based service.
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Chat

To talk more than a few words.
I met my old friend in the street, so we chatted for a while.
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Email

An email address.
What’s your email?
Don’t send personal messages to my work email.
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Chat

(transitive) To talk of; to discuss.
They chatted politics for a while.
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Email

(transitive) To send an email or emails to.
She emailed me last week, asking about the status of the project.
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Chat

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?
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Email

To send (something) through email.
I’ll email you the link.
He emailed the file out to everyone.
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Chat

Informal conversation.
It'd be cool to meet up again soon and have a quick chat.
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Email

(intransitive) To send, or compose and send, an email or emails.
Most teenagers seem to spend almost the whole day emailing and surfing the Web.
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Chat

A conversation to stop an argument or settle a situation.
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Email

(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
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Chat

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

Communicate electronically on the computer;
She e-mailed me the good news
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Chat

(internet) A chat room.
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Chat

The entirety of users in a chat room or a single member thereof.
The Chat just made a joke about my poor skillz.
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Chat

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

Any of several small Australian honeyeaters in the genus Epthianura.
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Chat

A small potato, such as is given to swine.
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Chat

Mining waste from lead and zinc mines.
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Chat

A louse small, parasitic insect.
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Chat

To talk in a light and familiar manner; to converse without form or ceremony; to gossip.
To chat a while on their adventures.
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Chat

To talk of.
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Chat

Light, familiar talk; conversation; gossip.
Snuff, or fan, supply each pause of chat,With singing, laughing, ogling, and all that.
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Chat

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.
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Chat

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

Small stones with ore.
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Chat

An informal conversation
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Chat

Birds having a chattering call
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Chat

Songbirds having a chattering call
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Chat

Talk socially without exchanging too much information;
The men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze
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