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surface mail

n.
1. Mail transported over land and sea rather than by air.
2. The system of transporting surface mail.

surface mail

n
(Telecommunications) mail transported by land or sea. Compare airmail

sur′face mail`


n.
1. the system, esp. a government postal system, of sending mail by truck, train, or boat, as opposed to airmail.
2. mail sent by this system.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.surface mail - mail that is sent by land or seasurface mail - mail that is sent by land or sea  
mail - the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
air mail - mail that is sent by air transport
Translations
البَريد العادي
obyčejná pošta
hajón szállított posta
land- eîa sjópóstur
obyčajná pošta
adî posta

surface mail

nposta ordinaria

surface

(ˈsəːfis) noun
1. the outside part (of anything). Two-thirds of the earth's surface is covered with water; This road has a very uneven surface.
2. the outward appearance of, or first impression made by, a person or thing. On the surface he seems cold and unfriendly, but he's really a kind person.
verb
1. to put a surface on (a road etc). The road has been damaged by frost and will have to be surfaced again.
2. (of a submarine, diver etc) to come to the surface.
surface mail
mail sent by ship, train etc and not by aeroplane.
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First of all, the US government will contact winners by surface mail only and will not call or write emails about it.
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For a DVD of the full IRS complaint and appendix, send an email and official surface mail address to info@irmep.
A copy of the book shipped by surface mail from Lesotho will cost $55; shipped from Toronto, the book will cost $69.

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