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postage meter

noun
1.
an office machine used in bulk mailing that imprints prepaid postage and a dated postmark.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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Examples from the web for postage meter
  • There is no fee to apply for a permit to mail with precanceled stamps or a postage meter.
  • Stamp outgoing mail by hand or with a postage meter.
  • The mark made by a privately-held postage meter shall not be considered in determining the date of receipt.
  • Pay postage using one of several convenient methods: precanceled stamps, postage meter, or permit imprint.
British Dictionary definitions for postage meter

postage meter

noun
1.
(mainly US & Canadian) a postal franking machine Also called postal meter
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