mail drop


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mail drop

n.
1. A receptacle or slot for the delivery of mail.
2. An address or place at which a nonresident person receives mail, often of a secret nature.

mail drop

n
chiefly US and Canadian a receptacle or chute for mail

mail′ drop`


n.
1. a receptacle or slot into which incoming mail is placed for pickup.
[1970–75]
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Apple's new Mail Drop feature goes over the traditional email attachment size allowing users to send attachments up to 5 GB through iCloud.
From small retailers to multi-national insurance companies, searching the Mail Drop Database allows verification of addresses to determine if someone may be using a mailing service / rented mail box to mask their physical address.
The prosecution said she was running a false document factory after she kept items of mail from a mail drop service, including passports, as templates to re-create documents.
My officers will make enquiries in attempt to trace the source but the address given in these type of things is often nothing more than a mail drop where mail is delivered and collected.
Mr Stevens, 65, is now one of hundreds of people in Cardiff who have responded to the campaign and joined the NHS Organ Donor Register as part of UK Transplant's first mass mail drop campaign.
Stereophonics bass player Richard Jones, Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson, and award-winning comedian Rhod Gilbert have all pledged the gift of life as part of UK Transplant's first large-scale mail drop.
The FTC reported that ChoicePoint's obvious red flags in handling data were ignored: Prospective subscribers used mail drop boxes for business addresses, public fax machines were used to send multiple applications, etc.
The unlicensed contractor's paper-work usually displays a cell phone number and a mail drop for an address.
He took up two mail drop credit card offers in the name of a unsuspecting stranger.
For example, it is possible to determine whether the address is a mail drop, such as Mail Boxes Etc.
Box 12233, Mail Drop A3-05, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA; thx: 919-541-2511 email: rogan@niehs.
Johnson identifies five warning signs that a scholarship may not be legitimate: the scholarship company asks for advanced payments; it has no contact number; it requests a credit card number; it uses a mail drop instead of a return address; and the No.