- letter-size mail - A mail processing category of mailpieces, including cards, that do not exceed any of the dimensions for letter-size mail (that is, 11-1/2 inches long, 6-1/8 inches high, 1/4 inch thick).
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flat-size mail — A mailpiece that exceeds one of the dimensions for letter size mail (11 1/2 inches long, 6 1/8 inches high, 1/4 inch thick) but that does not exceed the maximum dimension for the mail processing category (15 inches long, 12 inches high, 3/4 inch… … Glossary of postal terms
mail processing category — One of five designations for mail (flat size mail, letter size mail, machinable parcel, outside parcel, and irregular parcel), based on physical dimensions (height, length, and thickness) and on weight … Glossary of postal terms
letter tray — A flat cardboard or plastic container for sorted letter size mail that can hold several hundred letters. Various kinds and sizes of trays are used in place of sacks or pouches for transporting mail within and between major postal facilities.… … Glossary of postal terms
letter — According to the Private Express Statutes, a message directed to a specific person or an address and recorded in or on a tangible object. Also a shortened way to refer to letter size mail … Glossary of postal terms
letter — let‧ter [ˈletə ǁ ər] noun [countable] 1. a written or printed message that is usually put in an envelope and sent by mail: • Please sign the letter and mail it back within two weeks. alloˈcation ˌletter also alˈlotment ˌletter FINANCE a letter… … Financial and business terms
Letter box — This article is about boxes for depositing letters. For video framing, see letterbox. For the type of interprocess communication, see MailSlot . A letter box, letterbox, letter plate, letter hole, mail slot, or mailbox is a receptacle for… … Wikipedia
Mail — For other uses, see Mail (disambiguation). For electronic mail, see Email This article is about Postal services. For other uses, see Postal service (disambiguation). A collection of British pillar boxes at the Inkpen Post Box Museum, near Taunton … Wikipedia
letter — 1 noun (C) 1 a written or printed message that is usually put in an envelope and sent by mail: Bart s writing a letter to his parents. | I got a long letter from Melanie today. | mail a letter AmE: Can you mail this letter for me on your way out? … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
Letter — Let ter, n. [OE. lettre, F. lettre, OF. letre, fr. L. littera, litera, a letter; pl., an epistle, a writing, literature, fr. linere, litum, to besmear, to spread or rub over; because one of the earliest modes of writing was by graving the… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Letter book — Letter Let ter, n. [OE. lettre, F. lettre, OF. letre, fr. L. littera, litera, a letter; pl., an epistle, a writing, literature, fr. linere, litum, to besmear, to spread or rub over; because one of the earliest modes of writing was by graving the… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English