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aerogram

[air-uh-gram] /ˈɛər əˌgræm/
noun
1.
a radiogram.
2.
Older Use. a message carried by aircraft; an airmail letter.
3.
Meteorology.
  1. a diagram for analyzing thermodynamic processes in the atmosphere.
  2. the record of an aerograph.
Origin of aerogram
1895-1900
1895-1900; aero- + -gram1

aérogramme

or aerogram, aerogramme

[air-uh-gram] /ˈɛər əˌgræm/
noun
1.
a sheet of lightweight paper, bearing an official postal stamp imprint, that is folded to form its own envelope and can be sent via airmail at a special, low rate because of its standard size, light weight, and lack of enclosures.
Compare air letter.
Origin
1895-1900; < French; see aero-, -gram1
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aerogram

/ˈɛərəˌɡræm/
noun
1.
Also called air letter. an airmail letter written on a single sheet of lightweight paper that folds and is sealed to form an envelope
2.
another name for radiotelegram
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