Definition of V-mail in English:

V-mail

noun

  • 1trademark

    short for voice mail
    • ‘I got a V-mail from Dad last night.’
  • 2

    short for video mail
    • ‘Send us a V-mail, video mail.’
    • ‘The meet immediate and human instance of this is V-mail, a remarkable and admirable application-of the record value of film.’
    • ‘Our soldiers today have e-mail rather than V-mail, but the principle is the same: as guardians of freedom, the soldier needs to stay grounded in the American way of life.’
    • ‘E-mail will transform to V-mail if Internet broadcast network Media1st.com is successful.’
  • 3A method of microfilming US soldiers' mail to and from home to cut down on shipping costs during World War II, with “V” standing for “victory.”

    • ‘She was able to find his last letter to her - a V-mail written on 19 November 1944.’
    • ‘The children were taught about WWII V-mail and given photo copies of it for use during the week.’
    • ‘Our soldiers today have e-mail rather than V-mail, but the principle is the same: as guardians of freedom, the soldier needs to stay grounded in the American way of life.’