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air·mail

 (âr′māl′)
n.
1. The system of conveying mail by aircraft.
2. Mail conveyed or to be conveyed by aircraft.
tr.v. air·mailed, air·mail·ing, air·mails
To send (a letter, for example) by air.
adj.
Of, relating to, or for use with air mail.

airmail

(ˈɛəˌmeɪl)
n
1. the system of conveying mail by aircraft
2. mail conveyed by aircraft
adj
of, used for, or concerned with airmail
vb
(tr) to send by airmail

air′mail`

or air′-mail`,



n. Also, air′ mail`.
1. the system, esp. a government postal system, of sending mail by airplane.
2. the mail sent by this system.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to airmail.
adv.
4. by airmail: to send letters airmail.
v.t.
5. to send via airmail.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.airmail - letters and packages that are transported by aircraftairmail - letters and packages that are transported by aircraft
mail - the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
2.airmail - a system of conveying mail by aircraftairmail - a system of conveying mail by aircraft
mail service, postal service, mail, post - the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office; "the mail handles billions of items every day"; "he works for the United States mail service"; "in England they call mail `the post'"
Verb1.airmail - send or transport by airmailairmail - send or transport by airmail; "Letters to Europe from the U.S. are best airmailed"
mail, send, post - cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written"
Translations
بَرِيد جَوِّيبَرِيد جَوّي
letecká pošta
luftpost
lentoposti
zračna pošta
légiposta
flugpóstur
航空便
항공 우편
letecká pošta
letalska pošta
flygpost
จดหมายส่งทางเครื่องบิน
thư/bưu phẩm gửi bằng máy bay

airmail

[ˈɛəmeɪl]
A. Ncorreo m aéreo
to send a letter (by) airmailmandar una carta por correo aéreo or por avión
B. CPD airmail edition N (Press) → edición f aérea
airmail letter Ncarta f por correo aéreo
airmail paper Npapel m para avión
airmail sticker Netiqueta f de correo aéreo

airmail

[ˈɛərmeɪl] n
by airmail → par avionairmail letter nlettre f par avionairmail sticker nétiquette f "par avion"

airmail

nLuftpost f; to send something (by) airmailetw per or mit Luftpost schicken
vtmit or per Luftpost schicken

airmail

:
airmail edition
n (of newspaper)Luftpostausgabe f
airmail letter
airmail stamp, airmail sticker
nLuftpostaufkleber m

airmail

[ˈɛəˌmeɪl] nposta aerea
by airmail → per via or posta aerea

air

() noun
1. the mixture of gases we breathe; the atmosphere. Mountain air is pure.
2. the space above the ground; the sky. Birds fly through the air.
3. appearance. The house had an air of neglect.
4. a tune. She played a simple air on the piano.
verb
1. to expose to the air in order to dry or make more fresh etc. to air linen.
2. to make known. He loved to air his opinions.
ˈairbag noun
a safety bag in a car that protects the driver or a passenger in an accident.
ˈairily adverb
in a light-hearted manner. She airily dismissed all objections.
ˈairiness noun
ˈairing noun
a short walk etc in the open air. She took the baby for an airing.
ˈairless adjective
1. (of weather) still and windless. It was a hot, airless night.
2. (of a room etc) stuffy and without fresh air.
ˈairy adjective
1. with plenty of (fresh) air. an airy room.
2. light-hearted and not serious. an airy disregard for authority.
ˈairborne adjective
in the air or flying. We were airborne five minutes after boarding the plane; airborne germs.
ˌair-conˈditioned adjective
having air-conditioning. an air-conditioned building.
ˌair-conˈditioner noun
an apparatus providing air-conditioning.
ˌair-conˈditioning noun
a method of providing a room, building etc with air of a controlled temperature and humidity.
ˈaircraftplural ˈaircraft noun
any of several types of machine for flying in the air. Enemy aircraft have been sighted.
aircraft carrier
a ship which carries aircraft and which aircraft can use for landing and taking off.
ˈairfield noun
an area of ground (with buildings etc) where (usually military) aircraft are kept and from which they fly.
air force
the part of the armed services which uses aircraft. the army, navy and air force.
ˈair-gun noun
a gun that is worked by air under pressure.
air hostess
a young woman who looks after passengers in an aircraft.
air letter
a letter sent by airmail.
ˈairlift noun
an operation to move cargo or people, carried out by air.
ˈairline noun
(a company that owns) a regular air transport service. Which airline are you travelling by?
ˈairliner noun
a (usually large) aircraft for carrying passengers.
ˈair-lock noun
a bubble in a pipe which prevents liquid from flowing along it.
ˈairmail noun
a system of carrying mail by air. Send this parcel by airmail; (also adjective) an airmail letter.
ˈairman noun
a member of an air force.
ˈair pollution noun
Air pollution is caused by smoke, toxic gases etc.
ˈairplane noun
(American) an aeroplane.
ˈairport noun
a place where passenger aircraft arrive and depart, with buildings for customs, waiting-rooms etc.
ˈair-pump noun
a pump for forcing air in or out of something.
ˈair-raid noun
an attack by aircraft.
ˈairship noun
an aircraft that is lighter than air and can be steered etc.
ˈairtight adjective
(of a container etc) into or through which air cannot pass. an airtight seal on a bottle.
ˈairway noun
a regular course followed by aircraft.
on the air
broadcasting (regularly) on radio or television.
put on airs / give oneself airs
to behave as if one is better or more important than others. She gives herself such airs that everyone dislikes her.

airmail

بَرِيد جَوّي letecká pošta luftpost Luftpost αεροπορικό ταχυδρομείο correo aéreo lentoposti poste aérienne zračna pošta posta aerea 航空便 항공 우편 luchtpost luftpost poczta lotnicza correio aéreo авиапочта flygpost จดหมายส่งทางเครื่องบิน uçak postası thư/bưu phẩm gửi bằng máy bay 航空邮件
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Blue airmail etiquettes reading By Air Mail / Par Avion were first used in Britain in 1920, following a French decision to apply airmail etiquettes reading Par Avion to their airmails In 1930 the postal service launched blue airmail postboxes that were designed to advertise the new airmail service In the mid-thirties postal charges were simplified causing the volume of airmails to leap from 120 million tons to just short of 190 million tons.
I believe we have the two family Bibles and am anxious to try to trace relatives of the Irene and Hughie Woodford who wrote the airmails.
Then, after boldly pointing a finger in your direction, he airmails a home-run ball to you.