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Web-based Email
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Definition: An email account that is accessed through a Web browser. The interface is implemented as a Web site that provides access to the various functions like reading, sending or organizing messages. Emails are typically not downloaded to the user's computer but stored on the Web-based email service provider's servers.

Popular examples of Web-based email services include Hotmail and Yahoo Mail.

Also Known As: Webmail, Web-Email, Webbased Email

Alternate Spellings: Web-based E-mail

Related Resources:

Tips, Tricks and Secrets for Hotmail
Handle your Hotmail like a hero, and make life with this free Web-based email service easier and better.

Tips, Tricks and Secrets for Yahoo Mail
Become a Yahoo Mail wizard with these tips and tricks that help you get the most of your free email account.

Elsewhere on the Web:

Free Email Address Directory
Lists hundreds of Web-based email services.

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