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Email Address
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Definition: The address used to reach someone via email. The format of an email address is user@domain. For example, take the email address is me@example.com: "me" is the user name and "example.com" the domain.

Typically, you'll get an email address from your Internet Service Provider, company, school, or a Web-based email service such as Hotmail or Yahoo! Mail.

Alternate Spellings: E-mail address

Common Misspellings: Email adress, E-mail adress

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You're carrying it around with you all day long, use it numerous times and are happy that you don't have to write it by hand: @. Ever wondered what it is for or where it comes from?
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