postage meter


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postage meter

n.
A machine used in bulk mailing to print the correct amount of postage for each piece of mail, either directly on the piece or on a label to be put on the piece.
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postage meter

n
chiefly US and Canadian a postal franking machine. Also called: postal meter
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post′age me`ter


n.
an office machine used in bulk mailing that imprints prepaid postage and a dated postmark.
[1925–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.postage meter - meter for bulk mailings that imprints correct prepaid postage on pieces of mail and records the total chargepostage meter - meter for bulk mailings that imprints correct prepaid postage on pieces of mail and records the total charge
meter - any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity
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This enables professional looking mailings, without the commitment or expense of leasing a postage meter, all while saving trips to the post office.
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