Email vs Postcard - What's the difference?

email | postcard |


As nouns the difference between email and postcard

is that email is enamel while postcard is a rectangular piece of thick paper or thin cardboard intended to be written on and mailed without an envelope in the case of a picture postcard one side carries a picture or photograph.

email

English

(wikipedia email)

Etymology 1

(etyl)

Noun

(en noun)
  • a raised or embossed image pressed into metal, such as a seal pressed into a foil and attached to a document
  • A type of dark ink
  • Etymology 2

    see e-mail

    Noun

  • Usage notes
    * Many speakers consider the spelling more correct; however, both spellings are quite common. * Noting that mail is not countable in common usage, certain style guides recommend against the countable use of , preferring such phrasings as email message; however, such countable use is quite common.
    Derived terms
    * email forward * email message * email digest

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • Anagrams

    * English heteronyms ----

    postcard

    Alternative forms

    * post card

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A rectangular piece of thick paper or thin cardboard intended to be written on and mailed without an envelope. In the case of a picture postcard one side carries a picture or photograph.
  • See also

    * letter