special handling

noun
(in the U.S. Postal Service) the handling of third- and fourth-class mail as first-class upon the payment of a fee.

Origin:
1925–30

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To special handling
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: special function
Next Definition: special interest
Words Near: special handling
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for special handling
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing special handling
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
It required no special handling or disposal dr burke.
Such batteries can potentially leak in-flight and require special handling
  procedures during air travel.
Information about materials that are radioactive but under the law do not
  require special handling, care, or regulations.
Aircraft, firearms, and vessels require special handling.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature