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see postal servicepostal service,
arrangements made by a government for the transmission of letters, packages, and periodicals, and for related services. Early courier systems for government use were organized in the Persian Empire under Cyrus, in the Roman Empire, and in medieval Europe.
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mail

Dispatches of correspondence and other objects tendered by and intended for delivery to postal administrations (ICAO).

mail

the hard protective shell of such animals as the turtle and lobster

mail

(messaging)
1. electronic mail.

2. The Berkeley Unix program for composing and reading electronic mail. It normally uses sendmail to handle delivery.

Unix manual page: mail(1)

mail

(1) Synonymous with email when dealing with computer applications.

(2) (Mail) The email clients in the Mac and Windows. Mail was the name of the Mac client before Microsoft adopted it for Windows 8. See Mac Mail and Windows Mail.
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Several other projects to improve the postal system and its processes and efficiencies have also been initiated.
Then he sent them out and the fraud was he used Mamas & Papas' own postal system to do that.
Furukawa also noted that the DPJ had a plan in 2005, when it was in the opposition, to downsize the financial division of the postal system.
In his conclusion, Silverstein notes that, in stark contrast to the West (Roman Empire) where nomadic conquerors disrupted the postal system, nomadic conquerors in the Islamic world adopted and adapted preexisting postal systems, and developed them to unprecedented levels of sophistication, which were far superior to anything in medieval Europe.
The study of postal systems can leach us about communications technology in the premodern Islamic world and about Islamic state-building.
Mr Setchell said: "At this stage I am not able to guarantee that there is not another postal package containing an explosive device within the postal system.
As postmaster, he improved the postal system for the city and, later, throughout the Colonies.
Eight simple steps are presented in Post Office Jobs, an employment guide which ranges from identifying all job vacancies within the postal system and matching your skills to them, to locating exam test dates, studying for the test, and applying for jobs.
The Mexican postal system handles 700 million letters a year, which sounds like a lot but adds up to just seven pieces per inhabitant.
I usually retch whenever I see a rainbow anything, but Dean Sameshima's use of rainbow pride here triggered glee: Tearing at the semes of Baker's handmade prototype, Sameshima allows the sign of craft to remain only in the rainbow tinting of his images scanned from underground 1950s and '60s physical-culture-turned-sugary-porn chapbooks like Butch that, picturing "young men at play" as nude or pouch-clad cowboys, gymnasts, wrestlers, footballers, and artists, sexed the postal system.
This book provides examples of lean as practiced by things as diverse as the Canadian postal system, a designer and builder of commercial post-frame buildings, and a restaurant.
1968 -- The ``two-tier'' postal system was introduced in Britain.