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printed matter

n.
Printed material, such as a book or magazine, that is not considered first-class mail and qualifies for a special postal rate.
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print′ed mat`ter


n.
1. any of various kinds of printed material that qualify for a special postal rate.
2. a classification of international mail consisting of such items, including catalogs and circulars.
[1875–80]
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printed matter

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References in classic literature ?
Printed matter had always been a fetish to Philip, and now, in order to make himself more interesting, he read industriously The Sporting Times.
Clasped in the hollow of her arm, as a child might be clasped, was a bundle of printed matter. Even in death she seemed loath to part with that which had caused her death; for when Hartman had succeeded in withdrawing the bundle, we found that it consisted of large printed sheets, the proclamations of the revolutionists.
Some of your revolutionary friends' effusions are written in a CHARABIA every bit as incomprehensible as Chinese - " Mr Vladimir let fall disdainfully a grey sheet of printed matter. "What are all these leaflets headed F.
I discovered that I had never been aware before that the Civil War in America was not printed matter but a fact only about ten years old.
Fittingly, the show, "Learn to Read Art: A Surviving History of Printed Matter," which remains on view until February 14, resembles a densely packed document--replete with more than 350 framed items, seventeen vitrines, three reading tables, and several explanatory labels handwritten in pencil.
Any printed matter is created after an individual and personal consulting.
The import of printed matter from Iran is not blocked.
The distribution of free printed matter includes pamphlets, stickers, vouchers and flyers distributed free of charge to members of the public.
"When Post Danmark, based on this dominant position, offers printed matter distributed door-to-door at loss-making prices, Sondagsavisen believes that Post Danmark, through their dumping of prices, clearly violates the provisions of the Danish Competition Act on unfair competition," Sondagsavisen said.
Despite its unimaginative title, it's a good-looking and informative newsletter--which it better be since the company is in the business of producing newsletters, press releases, brochures, event programs and other printed matter. Issue reviewed has lead story on "What Gazinta a Great Newsletter?" (as in Beverly Hillbilly Jethro Bodine's "three gazinta twelve four times"), a client profile, and articles on making a presentation, using promotional postcards, and finding a good photographer and setting up a photo session.
The author is concerned with "printed matter disagreeing with or attacking the dominant Christian ideologies" (9), that is, classical, medieval, and Renaissance writings containing subversive content and oriented toward parodic (Lucianic) or invective satire of "a ruling and repressive ideology" (11).